Belfield is a suburb in Sydney’s south-west, about 14 kilometres from the CBD in the local government area of the City of Canterbury, and partly in the Municipality of Strathfield.
Belfield is a well established suburb, with a mixture of residential, light industrial and commercial areas. According to the 2006 census the population was about 4500, with 42% of residents born overseas.
Originally populated by farms, dairies and market gardens, Belfield has some homes that date back to the late 19th century. The majority of houses were built after World War II as public housing, with many becoming privately owned during the past 50 years. New dwellings have since been added.
Major features of the area include St Michaels Primary School, Belfield Plaza Shopping Centre and Rudd Park. A small shopping strip is located along Burwood Road.
Belfield has several houses of worship, including a Uniting Church on Punchbowl road and a Korean Christian Church on Burwood road.
The Belfield Bowling and Recreation Club is near the intersection of Punchbowl Road and Georges River Road, and the Cooks River. Rudd Park is home to the Belmore Eagles Soccer FC and features a tennis court.
Belfield does not have a train station but is serviced by buses.