Werrington, NSW 2747

2.9(24 reviews)

Ranked 487th best suburb by locals in Sydney (Greater) Region, NSW

Great for

  • Lack of traffic
  • Public transport
  • Parks and recreation
  • Internet access
  • Schools

Not great for

  • Nightlife

Who lives here?

  • Families With Kids
  • Singles
  • Professionals
  • Retirees
  • Students

Reviews of Werrington, NSW

9th August 2021

"Rance Road very close to train station"

I moved to Werrington 9 Months ago ,i have very good neighbors ,very peacefull area for families and it's a nice area for kids with plenty of parks ,transport and very close to local shops.

Who lives here?

  • Families with kids
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16th July 2020

"Quiet and Clean suburb"

Great for families and students as this suburb close to Penrith and any amenities as well as WSU.

Who lives here?

  • Families with kids
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29th April 2020

"New flight path here"

The latest info for western Sydney airport reveals werrington is in the direct flight path plan. I’ll never get my money out of this property market. Not to mention all of the drug addicts and nearby kingswood methadone clinic. This used to be a nice area but now it’s crime ridden and will soon be louder then mascot, with these cargo planes soon to be coming in and out.

Who lives here?

  • Singles
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Sheliza Ali
Sheliza Ali

Hi George, Could you share the source of information about flight paths please. We are considering to buy in Penrith and hearing a lot of different views. If you know an authentic source would be of great help.

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4th March 2020

"Affordable and relaxing"

Excellent lush peaceful parklands lake walking track with friendly people

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  • Singles
  • Families with kids
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"Its nice on the western side near lake"

Relaxed quiet great for familys the werrington lake should be visited its a place that is hidden away with new playgrounds ducks and walking tracks .
It does have housing commission threw it like most suburbs .
It is family oriented threw christmas Halloween lots of kids and werrington public school is suppose to be a good school.
Close to redrooster kfc iga and guzmans 5 minutes .
10 minutes drive to penrith .
Lived here 4 years now

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  • Singles
  • Families with kids
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Rentals in Werrington

"Small town"

1hr and 5min to city by train
1hr 15min by car with tolls
Airport have to change at central to get airport line 1hr 20min
Increasing housing commission villas being built.
Not many shops to choose from.
School catchment area not the greatest.
Quality pub in this town as you would expect.
Home is where you make it!

Who lives here?

  • Families with kids
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"Badtown"

Bad racist people will harm you here.

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"Been about a year now and it's actually been great!"

W purchased a house just nearby Werrington Public School and what a find it has been. We bought out here due to budget restraints and had our worries.

To be honest there are at times the odd ones around the train station and shops but once your in the residential areas towards the west of the station it really is a great area to live. I dont understand why there are such bad reviews on here. Although it does get very hot here in the summer. But planting more trees can help that.

There is a number of sports fields around. Werrington Lake is beautiful with children's playgrounds and water fountains. And along the main road there has been development after development. Drive west from werrington station on victoria rd and you will see about 4 new townhouse blocks with maybe 2 or more half way or beginning to build. See for yourself!

I highly reccomend Werrington. There is a good community feel and you can feel that people look out for one another.

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  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
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"Disappointing"

If I had 2 choices one being to drive through this suburb and the other to sh*t in my hands and eat it I’d chose to chow down.

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"Werrington what a HOLE"

Dump!!

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"Its really good but not near the station"

3 yrs here good area ..every area has a few bad drugos ..its good tho..

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  • Singles
  • Families with kids
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"Luckily penrith area has a good council!!"

I’ve lived here for over 14 years, I’m so excited I’m getting out of this dump next week. What does the council have to do with my review ?

Well if it wasnt for the council this place would be filthy, the residents here just don’t care they will literally defecate on your porch. Yes literally only 3 months ago I woke up to go to work, to only step in human faeces and find my garbage bins melted by the local fire bugs.

I’m telling you these people love burning bins. Every bin night these goons light it up and don’t try to stop them they will hurt you. The only thing you can do is watch them walk off and put it out after before the bin is badly damaged.

Luckily the council is fast at replacing the damaged bins and cleaning the streets.

Would I recommend living here ? Yes and no.
I wouldn’t buy here for the simply fact your property is likely to be damaged. From graffiti to break ins it’s not worth it. If you do buy here try and buy a unit or townhouse so the damage is covered by strata.
If your a young family or just needing a house renting is a good option since the bill will be the landlords responsibility and not yours. But if you do have kids keep a eye on them and send them to private schools and keep them away from the local rif raf. The last thing you need is your kids to become drug addicted bin burners or subjected to bullying.

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"A dangerous western sydney suburb"

Loud alcoholics, drug addicted thugs and violent youths.

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pat.

How so? More details please. The place looks tidy with lots of big homes and family's with 8% houso's which is just over the NSW average.

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"Irwin street"

I recently moved in to this suburb, and has been 6 months. I dint find any problem until now. No dramas at all. I'm unsure about this suburb earlier, but so far so good. Very decent and very good.

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  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
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michaelc38

You must be a real estate agent this is a small suburb with over 8% of it being housing commission. You will see the local wildlife at the train station and heavey street.

michaelc38

http://www.ksouhouse.com/profile.php?sta=nsw&q=Werrington

michaelc38

In Werrington, 48% of households were purchasing or fully owned their home, 35.8% were renting privately, and 8.4% were in social housing in 2016. http://profile.id.com.au/penrith/tenure?WebID=360

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"Werro Derros"

Shameful area I hate it it's non stop bashing yelling and alchol and drug abuse.

Great for

  • Open Spaces
  • Proximity to schools

Not great for

  • Low end of the socio economic scale
  • Hot in Summer
  • Violent neighbours

Who lives here?

  • Singles
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"A slice of hell"

Werrington is full of drunks, junkies and housos. Ever since the housing commission has moved in, i have never been able to get the value of my house back. My children have been ruthlessly bashed by the locals twice and i have been glassed in the face at the local pub. Plus my car has been burnt due to local fire bugs. Stay away from werrington its the new mt druitt.

Great for

  • Patrolled by police often
  • Proximity to schools
  • Open Spaces
  • Lots of space

Not great for

  • Violent neighbours
  • Drug and alcohol related crime
  • Very noisy at night
  • Low end of the socio economic scale
  • No Facilities

Who lives here?

  • Singles
  • Students
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michaelc34
michaelc34

I have to agree. Around about 3 months ago I received what the locals call a gutter smiley. They held my head on the gutter and put my top set of teeth on the edge and then one of them jumped on my head. I will never be the same.

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"Welcome to Hicksville"

In the heat of summer you have close all your windows at night when you go to bed else risk an unwelcome guest. There is nothing to do in Werrington. A small group of run down mix businesses and grubby fish and chip joints. Favourite past time are burn outs on the roads. A suburb of mostly unemployed people this is country living at the lower end of the social scale.

Great for

  • Lots of space

Not great for

  • No Facilities
  • Hot in Summer
  • Low end of the socio economic scale
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"Great place to live"

Werrington is great place to live and raise family. I have good neighbors and friendly people around our suburb.

Great for

  • Open Spaces

Who lives here?

  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • LGBT+
  • Students
  • Country Lovers
  • Trendy & Stylish
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"Nice Place to Live"

I have been living in Werrington from last 4 years.I find it very peacefull area with plenty of Parks and grounds.Shops, transport and shopping is only few minutes away.

Great for

  • Open Spaces

Who lives here?

  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Students
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"Albert St"

Werrington is a nice area for kids with plenty of parks and open spaces. We're close to local shops, buses, train station, cricket pitch, soccer field and tennis courts, child care, primary and secondary schools and the university and TAFE, post office and a couple of GP's. There is also the Colonial hotel which has been renovatedand it has a decent restaurant. We're only a short drive from St Mary's or Penrith and the area is well served by trains and buses....

Great for

  • Open Spaces

Not great for

  • New townhouse and apartment developments

Who lives here?

  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Students
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"24 year resident"

I have lived in this area my whole life and athough some area's are becoming rough, my area is lovely i live in werrington county and have never had a problem, my neighbours are great people we always look out for each other there is a great school nearby and the werrington lakes is in the process of a makeover and that is becoming a great place to take the kids

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  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
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"Junkie area"

There are a lot of junky people in this area who are very noisy most of the time and swear alot. It is not recommended for family especially with young children. When we moved here, the first week - our stuff was stolen from the garage (which even though is locked can still be broken into from the other garages). Apart from the junkies, there are also drunks who swear alot and there is also a lot of violence from the surrounding apartments. But the area is clean and looks very pleaseful/pleasant.

Who lives here?

  • Singles
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"Princess Street"

Ok, so I don't know everyone in the street, (even after 10 years) but my immediate neighbours are friendly and caring and typically concerned about our families and homes. We look out for each other and give a helping hand when its needed without intruding on each other's lives...

We're close to local shops, buses, train station, cricket pitch, soccer field and tennis courts, child care, primary and secondary schools, post office and of course the Colonial hotel which has been renovated, complete with restaurant. We're only a 5 min drive from St Mary's or 10 minutes from Penrith; what more can you ask for!!!

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  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
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"werrington, becoming another staistic in sydneys west"

Werrington was a great place till around ten years ago when the housing department started moving in here, now no matter where you venture in sydneys west including werrington you are confronted with unemployed losers. So the Houso trash are slowly making it a part of the Ghetto that is western sydney. And on that note.... where outa here !!

Who lives here?

  • Families with kids
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bayyybeeg

excuse me werrington people are not loser you should off referd to them as unemployed PEOPLE it not the subburb that makes the people its the people you can find unemployed PEOPLE ever were you shouldnt be tarrgeting places you dont no and the people are not loser my parnter and i have lived in werrington and werrington county and have found the PEOPLE very nice and respected ful for as you put it unemployed loser and i would love for my kids and there kids to contine living in werrington as they are close to school friendly shops kfc and beautiful lakes and joyfull people

kat13

bayyybeeg i think you need to go back to school and learn how to spell lol!

EzikielVB

Housos from QLD and Mt. Druitt are ruining Werrington, Thanks!

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