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Business Centres

• Telecommunications

- The CBD and

surrounding residential areas are connected to

the National Broadband Network.

• Commercial Services

– All major trading banks,

building societies, credit unions and mortgage

brokers. Other commercial services include

lawyers, accountants, insurance brokers, real

estate agents, property valuers, investment

advisers and financial planners.

• Retail

- Gosford’s retail precinct comprises the

Imperial Shopping Centre and other retail stores

and food outlets.

• Health

- Gosford is a major centre for health

services in the region based on Gosford Hospital,

with a wide range of medical services including

specialist medical centres. Gosford Private

Hospital is located at North Gosford. A wide

range of medical services are located in the CBD.

• Government Services

- State government

departments and agencies in Gosford include;

Department of Premier and Cabinet, Department

of Fair Trading, Gosford Court House, NSW

Trustee and Guardian, National Parks and

Wildlife Service. Head office of NSW WorkCover

Authority and Long Service Leave Corporation.

The Police Department’s Brisbane Water Local

Area Command is headquartered in the CBD.

Federally, the Department of Human Services

operates a Centrelink facility in the CBD.

• Creative Businesses

– Creative businesses

operating in the CBD include: Lovatts Publishing Pty

Ltd, BlinkMobile Interactive, OrganiseInternet, Pitney

Bowes Software. Gosford Council, has recently

opened a Smart Work Hub in the CBD and has

installed free Wi-Fi in the central CBD area.

• Residential

– High rise residential construction,

within and adjacent to the CBD, is experiencing

unprecedented activity that will result in a

substantial increase in the population.

WESTGOSFORD

West Gosford was originally an industrial area that

is now being transformed into a composite retail,

bulky goods retail and commercial suburb as well as

retaining a light industrial area.

West Gosford Shopping Centre caters for residents

in surrounding residential areas.

Bulky Goods retailers include; Officeworks,

Domain, Spotlight.

Hardware retailers Bunnings and Masters have

opened new stores in the past two years.

The

Riverside Park

project features a 6,300 sqm

4-level office tower with GP Super Clinic and

commercial offices and a Homemaker Centre

accommodating furniture, whitegoods, electrical and

related retailers is seeing a number of major national

companies taking space.

Gosford RSL Club

is an entertainment venue

servicing the area and in addition operates the

Galaxy Motel, a 4 star 50-unit complex as well as

the Ashwood Motel with 43-units both located on

the Central Coast Highway.

Gosford Race Club

has refurbished their facility

to provide for larger conference groups and to

become a major entertainment venue for pop

music groups. They are now known as The

Entertainment Grounds.

ERINA

Erina is 5.5 kilometres from Gosford. Its population

at the 2011 Census was 4,633.

Within the Erina business area is the regional

shopping centre Erina Fair, Fountain Plaza and

commercial and retail developments and a light

industrial area.

Surrounding the business area is a number of

retirement villages along with a residential area that

has developed over the past twenty years.

• Retail

- Erina Fair Shopping Centre is the

fourteenth largest shopping centre in Australia.

Major tenants include: Myer, Target, Big W,

Kmart, Best & Less, Coles, Woolworths, Aldi and

Hoyts Cinemas plus 291 specialty stores.

Discount retailer, Harvey Norman, is located at

Erina along with some twenty other national

brand name furniture and electrical retailers.

The Central Coast Ultimate Guide to Business

June 2015

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