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Suburb of Adelaide, South Australia
This estate which in future will be known as "West Beach" at present consists of high undulating sandhills.
The party inspected the work accomplished.
This comprised the continuance to the sea, the distance of about a mile, of the Richmond Road, which previously stopped at the Tapley's Hill Road; the grading and topdressing of the sandhills, involving the removal of 200,000 tons of sand, and the building of an esplanade and three roads connecting it with Military Road, which was raised 8 feet and remade.
The whole of the work was carried out under the order of the Supreme Court and the town was laid out under the approval of the town planner (Mr W. Scott Griffiths)... .
 West Beach Post Office opened on 5 May 1959 and closed in March 1982.
The age distribution of West Beach residents is skewed towards a slightly higher age bracket than the greater Australian population.
73.6% of residents were over 25 years in 2006, compared to the Australian average of 66.5%; and 26.4% were younger than 25 years, compared to the Australian average of 33.5%.
West Beach's white sands, coastal flora and wetlands are notable features.
The beach is generally popular in summer.
The shopping centre on Burbridge Road services the suburb, and includes
The cafe, pizzeria and fish and chip shop on West Beach Road services the local community as well as beachgoers.
There are numerous parks and greenspaces throughout West Beach, the largest known as Apex Park.
Apex Park is a huge park along the river torrens with playgrounds, horses and walkways.
The suburb is serviced by the following main road: