West Cambie

An extensive menu of housing, shopping & restaurants. From the Golden Village to the Canada Line - the best is West Cambie.

About West Cambie

Mere minutes from YVR, strategically located between Richmond Centre and Highway 99, and home to hundreds of outstanding Asian restaurants and shops, West Cambie in Richmond is truly one of the finest neighbourhoods for families, first time buyers & married couples. Anchored by the Aberdeen Canada Line Station, the West Cambie neighbourhood has high home ownership levels with a split of 83 percent owners to 17 percent renters.

Location

As the name suggests, West Cambie is conveniently located on Richmond’s desirable west side, right across the Fraser River from Vancouver International Airport and walking distance to the Canada Line, restaurants and shops on No. 3 Road. The West Cambie neighbourhood is bordered by Bridgeport Road to the north, Shell Road to the east, Westminster Highway to the south, and the south arm of the Fraser and River Road to the west.

Schools

With approximately 36 percent of families in the West Cambie catchment area with children at home, the neighbourhood is well served by Richmond School District No. 38 with their solid reputation for excellence in public education. Local West Cambie elementary schools with grades K to 7 include Talmey and MacNeil Schools. Nearby there’s Anderson Elementary for early French Immerision, and James Whiteside Elementary for late French Immersion. Minutes away is historic Henry James Cambie high school opening in 1928, the first secondary school in Richmond with grades 8 to 12. West Cambie Children’s Centre, Pui Ying Richmond Chinese School & Kwantlen Polytech on Lansdowne Road all add to the education options with West Cambie families. Closeby is the BCIT Aerospace Technology Campus near Burkeville.

Residential

Housing Skewing towards the new, the popularity of the West Cambie neighbourhood in Richmond is composed of single family homes, townhomes and deluxe urban condominium apartments. With home ownership in the area of over 80 percent, buyers will find a rich mix of ranchers, spit levels, duplexes and today large contemporary homes with substantial front lawns. Of note is Concord Gardens in West Cambie, recognized as Richmond’s largest master planned community. Highlights of the development include a Feng Shui design philosophy with an Urban Oasis community park of 70,000 sq. ft. The Diamond Club at Concord Gardens has a bowling alley, badminton court, indoor swimming pool and private screening room.1,2 & 3 bedroom suites are now available for phase 4 & 5 of the world-class development.

Recreation

Access to green space and public parks is another reason to relocate to the Cambie West neighbourhood in Richmond. At 6.95 acres, Odlin Park has a sports field, ball diamond, basketball & tennis courts, playground and a network of paved pathways. Cambie Field Neighbourhood Park has a soccer field and a very popular dog off-leash area. Located in the south portion of West Cambie are the Garden City Lands - an extraordinary 136 acre of open space located within the Agricultural Land Reserve. The Garden City Lands will become a major new community park and green space in the community. Head west along Cambie Road and Richmond’s famous waterfront dykes await for walking, running and cycling enthusiasts. Nearby is the Richmond Oval, a 2020 Olympic Games legacy and leading-edge indoor multi-sport centre and fitness facility.

Restaurants

With accolades in recent years from both The New York Times and Washington Post, the best Chinese food in the world outside of Asia is here in Richmond. Great eating begins at the Yaohan Centre Food Court, just five minutes from the Aberdeen Canada Line Station. From Chinese to Korean to Malaysian, it’s great eating all around. Local favourites include the Golden Rice Bowl, Curry House or Datang BBQ Express. Many food stands are cash only, so make certain you have money on hand. Just next door is Aberdeen Centre with nine full service restaurants and an award-winning 800-seat foot court. Noodles, dim sum, dumplings, or Cantonese dishes like Shredded Pork Chow Mein abound. Richmond’s Chinese cuisine is defined by its regions, and the West Cambie neighbourhood is tops when it comes to dining choices.

Shopping

For those who like to shop, or browsing for the neighbourhood’s best bargains, the Aberdeen Centre is the city’s only ‘Shoppertainment’ destination with over 380,000 sq. ft. of stores, restaurants & entertainment offerings. Here the latest in fashion, beauty and lifestyle products are on display. Aberdeen Centre is where east meets west and where you’ll bump into your neighbours. Richmond’s Golden Village also includes Parker Place on No. 3 Road with about 150 shops and services. The Walmart Supercentre on Alderbridge Way is wildly popular with West Cambie residents, which includes a Garden Centre, Dental Clinic, Pharmacy and Walk-In Medical Clinic. Close-by to West Cambie lies Union Square where succulent barbecue pork, soy free range chicken, or Peking duck make for great take-out. In addition, Richmond Centre just down No. 3 Road is fashion central with approximately 250 shops and services. Transportation The Canada Line rapid transit system connected the West Cambie neighbourhood in the fall of 2009. This line carries locals to Richmond Centre, Vancouver International Airport (YVR), and Vancouver’s Waterfront Centre in 25 minutes or less, with easy connections to the Expo and Millennium Lines. There’s handy connecting local bus service from Coast Mountain Bus with the 403, 410 & N10 lines. By vehicle the West Cambie neighbourhood is only 15 minutes to Vancouver and YVR International Airport, and offers easy access to Highway 99, the US Border Crossing and BC Ferry service in Tsawwassen.

A deeper look into the numbers of West Cambie

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