Fleetwood Tynehead

July 12, 2011

Fleetwood Tynehead is a neighbourhood in the northeast portion of Surrey with a lengthy history. It is named after Lance Corporal Arthur Thomas Fleetwood, who died during World War I. The Fleetwood Community Association was formed in 1923, and the original Fleetwood Community Hall was built around a decade later. The hall has since become a focal point for activities in the community.

Real estate in Fleetwood Tynehead is slightly higher in price than in surrounding neighbourhoods, such as East Newton and Cloverdale, because of the higher proportion of detached homes compared to apartments and condominiums. Prices for homes in Fleetwood Tynehead range from $366,000 for a townhouse to just under $1,000,000 for a large estate. The benchmark price for a home in Fleetwood Tynehead is $588,528. View Fleetwood Tynehead MLS listings and upcoming open houses.

Since 1998, the community has hosted the Fleetwood Festival, which is an annual community event featuring food and music as well as kid-friendly activities such as balloon animals and henna tattoos. The week-long Greek Festival is another large, annual event popular in the community.

Fleetwood Tynehead Amenities

Fleetwood Tynehead Shopping

Fleetwood Park Village Shopping Centre offers a large grocery store, a pharmacy, and several restaurants. Guildford Town Centre, the 200-store mall in the heart of the community, offers fashion boutiques, department stores such as The Bay and Walmart, toy stores and many others. Central City Shopping Centre, another mall just to the west, offers numerous stores and hosts the SkyTrain's Surrey Central Station as well as a full bus loop for easy transportation.

Schools and Education in Fleetwood Tynehead

Primary schools

Secondary Schools

Fleetwood Tynehead Cafés and Restaurants

Fleetwood Tynehead offers a variety of family-friendly dining options for residents and visitors. The community offers numerous familiar chain restaurant options, including Boston Pizza, Pizza Hut, A&W and Tim Hortons. Close by, residents can visit the Creekside Grill at the Guildford Country Club.

Fleetwood Tynehead Sports and Recreation

The Fleetwood Tynehead neighbourhood offers a number of sports and leisure activities for residents. The Surrey Sport and Leisure Complex offers a swimming pool, a weight room, a childminding room, skating and a café. The community also hosts a number of beautiful green spaces, including Fleetwood Park. Residents can take a stroll through the park's nature trails, walking trails, and gardens. Another community green space is Fleetwood Meadows Park, which offers a children's playground.

Fleetwood Tynehead Transportation

Translink offers numerous bus services to the Fleetwood Tynehead area. The quickest way for transit riders to commute to other parts of the Greater Vancouver area is to jump on the SkyTrain at the King George Station north of East Newton in the Johnston Heights neighbourhood. The SkyTrain takes riders all over Downtown Vancouver and offers connections to buses to take riders to outlying suburbs, such as North Vancouver and Burnaby. Drivers can also take Highway 99 or Fraser Highway for quick access to Downtown.

Fleetwood Tynehead Property Statistics

Home prices*
Houses $588,528
Townhouses $364,466
Condos $194,986

*Source: Fraser Valley Real Estate Board, average sale prices in Central Surrey for Februrary 2011.

Fleetwood Tynehead Demographics

Population* 49,885 (number is for Surrey-Fleetwood) *Source: BC Stats

65 to 74 5%
45 to 64 26%
20 to 44 36%
5 to 19 22%
0 to 4 6%

*Source: BC Stats

Fully owned 81% ("Owners")
Rented 19%
Band Housing 0%

*Source: BC Stats

Detached 43% ("Houses")
Row House 17%
Apartment Duplex 22%
Apartment, less than five stories 12%
Apartment, five or more stories 0%

*Source: BC Stats

Suburbs surrounding Fleetwood Tynehead