Barden Ridge Community Guide and Business Directory

Welcome to Barden Ridge


Barden Ridge is a suburb in southern Sydney, located 31km south-west of the Sydney central business district in the Sutherland Shire. The postcode is 2234. Barden Ridge is colloquially known to locals as 'The Ridge'.


The nearest train station is at Sutherland on the City Rail Illawarra Line and South Coast lines. Veolia Transport, formerly known as Connex Southtrans operates the local bus service.

In 2005, the Bangor Bypass was completed. It takes motorists directly from Sutherland to Barden Ridge, instead of passing through Menai and Bangor. A new section of the Bypass is being planned that will pass by Barden Ridge.

Sport and Recreation

The Ridge Sports Complex is a major sporting facility on the western side of New Illawarra Road. It features playing fields and associated amenities buildings, netball courts, a synthetic athletic track and golf driving range (pictured above). Also planned for this area are hockey fields, a championship golf course and club facilities to service the needs of the sporting and golfing community.

Schools (See Detailed List of Schools in The Shire)

Barden Ridge has two schools: Lucas Heights Community School and Sutherland Shire Christian School.


St Pauls Anglican Church and the Sutherland Reformed Church.


Barden Ridge was named after Alfred Barden, whose pioneering family is associated with the Bangor area prior to the 1850s. In early times Barden Ridge had been used to identify the geographical location and Lucas Heights was given to the suburb that developed here.

The residential area of Lucas Heights was renamed Barden Ridge in 1996, to disassociate it from the area containing the nuclear reactor and the waste management centre.

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