Parkside at IRT Pioneer Place

the surroundings

Explore the community

Located right in the heart of the Wollongong CBD, there really isn’t anything you could need that’s more than a short walk away. You’re spoilt for choice within the thriving cultural hub of Wollongong.

Parkside courtyard

Our location

Parkside at IRT Pioneer Place is situated in the heart of the suburb of Wollongong. Our unique setting neighbouring Wollongong’s historic Pioneer Park allows you to treat the park like your own backyard.  It’s a 5-minute walk to the town centre for grocery shopping and amenities, including pharmacies and GP services. Plus Wollongong Hospital is only a 5 minute drive away.

Take advantage of the many retail, restaurant and recreational options less than 200m from your doorstep. Enjoy a show at the performing arts centre or cinema, play a round of golf overlooking pristine coastline, or catch up with friends over dinner along the Wollongong harbour, all within a stone’s throw from your home.

Parkside courtyard

Enjoy your day at one of the many nearby beaches, clubs or parks

  • Wollongong Art Gallery: 230m / 3-minute walk
  • Wollongong Library: 300m / 4-minute walk
  • Illawarra Performing Arts Centre: 300m / 4-minute walk
  • Wollongong Golf Club: 450m / 6-minute walk
  • Market Square: 800m / 3-minute drive
  • The Builders Club: 1.0km / 4-minute drive
  • Wollongong Harbour: 1.3km / 4-minute drive
  • Continental Pool: 1.4km / 3-minute drive
  • Beaton Park Leisure Centre: 2.8km / 7-minute drive

Centrally located, you’re only a short drive to the town centre

  • ALDI Wollongong: 100m / 1-minute walk
  • Woolworths Wollongong:130m / 2-minute walk
  • Crown Street cafes and retail: 400m / 5-minute walk
  • Crown Street Mall: 750m / 10-minute walk

You will appreciate the convenience and care available only minutes from our community

  • Priceline Pharmacy: 650m / 9-minute walk
  • Wollongong Hospital: 1.8km / 6-minute drive
  • Wollongong Private Hospital: 1.9km / 6-minute drive

You're only stone’s throw away from bus routes direct to the surrounding suburbs

  • Bus stop: 450m / 6-minute walk 
  • Wollongong Station: 1km / 4-minute drive 
  • Coniston Station: 2.6km / 5-minute drive

Explore the area

There’s plenty of options for you when it comes to enjoying the local township and the surrounding Illawarra region. With 17 beautiful beaches to choose from, the spectacular Illawarra escarpment and your choice of leisure and recreational options, there is so much here for you to explore.

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Parkside at IRT Pioneer Place

27b Stewart St, Wollongong NSW 2500, Australia

Wollongong Golf Club

Wollongong Hospital

Wollongong Central

Wollongong Library

Location Benefits

We carefully select the location of our independent living communities to meet your needs.


Easy access to public transport


Extensive medical services


Join the local bowling club

Sporting and entertainment venues

Close to retail and cafes

Open house registration

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