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The Buckley Footscray is surrounded by some of the inner west's best cafes.

As the divider between Footscray and Seddon, Buckley Street lies in the middle of two distinctive yet complementary neighbourhoods. One of Melbourne’s most multicultural pockets, Footscray is a district cherished by food lovers all over the city. South of Buckley Street,

Seddon is home to some of the inner west’s best cafés. Popular spots such as Common Galaxia and Seddon Deadly Sins will become your new local, while the village-like streets and abundant dining options of Yarraville are within walking distance.

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Rich, diverse and ever-evolving pocket of the city

The Buckley lies in a diverse and ever-evolving pocket of the city. Footscray, Seddon, Yarraville and Kensington provide abundant drinking and dining options, from cheap pho joints to pubs, wine bars and cafés. The gorgeous art-deco Sun Theatre in Yarraville serves local cinephiles their fix of arthouse and independent cinema, while Highpoint offers a full commercial cinema and eateries. Two of Melbourne’s largest sporting and events venues, Flemington Racecourse, home to the Melbourne Cup and Spring Racing Carnival, and the Melbourne Showgrounds are also within close proximity.

Keep it local

The Buckley provides access to a diverse range of options that are unique to its location.

For day-to-day grocery supplies, the loud and lively Footscray Market is one of the city’s most popular and cheapest markets. Footscray is also a major retail centre and home to a range of services and community facilities.

The charming streets of neighbouring suburbs Seddon and Yarraville are dotted with boutiques, specialty shops, cafes, independent grocers, butchers and florists.

For fashion, homewares and major national and global retail, Highpoint Shopping Centre is a short drive away.

Neighbouring suburbs are dotted with specialty shops, galleries and boutiques
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Maribynong River

Enjoy the scenery
from the banks of
maribrynong river


While enjoying the benefits of an inner-city location, parks and gardens are never too far away from home at The Buckley.

One of Australia’s largest and most well-preserved Edwardian-era gardens, the heritage-listed Footscray Park is an easy walk away. Its sloped banks provide sweeping views of Maribyrnong River, abundant picnic spots and a range of recreational facilities.

The large green spaces of Yarraville Gardens and neighbouring Hanmer Reserve are equally accessible, providing further playground, picnic and BBQ facilities.