Mount Claremont

About Mount Claremont

  • Postcode: 6010
  • Population: 4,375
  • Municipality: City of Nedlands
Mount Claremont, known previously as Graylands, is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the Town of Cambridge and the City of Nedlands.

The suburb contains Challenge Stadium, the Western Australian Institute of Sport (WAIS), Graylands Hospital, John XXIII College, Wollaston Theological College and lands owned by the University of Western Australia. It was the site of the former Swanbourne Hospital, Graylands Teachers College and Graylands Migrant Hostel.

Residential areas in the suburb consist of four estates:

  • Zamia Gardens – the newest area, still in the process of construction;

  • St Johns Wood – a relatively new estate, bordering John XXIII College and Graylands Hospital, with many larger blocks of land and often including views of the city;

  • St Peters Square – a higher density development, featuring townhouses oriented around a central park, and;

  • Old Mount Claremont – the original subdivision, consisting mostly of homes built in the 1940–1950s, including some properties bordering Cottesloe Golf Course.

Demographically, Mount Claremont is reported to have a higher proportion of university or other tertiary graduates (23.4%) than the average in Perth (13.5%).

The southeast of the suburb is on the railway line between Karrakatta and Loch Street. Mount Claremont is also served by Transperth buses.