Glebe is an Inner Western suburb of Sydney.
Glebe is located 3 km south-west of the Sydney
central business district and is part of the local
government area of the City of Sydney, in the
Inner West region.
Glebe is surrounded by Blackwattle Bay and
Rozelle Bay, inlets of Sydney Harbour, in the
north. The suburb of Ultimo lies to the east and
the suburbs of Annandale and Forest Lodge
lie to the west. The southern boundary is
formed by Parramatta Road and Broadway.
Broadway is a locality around the road of
the same name, which is located on the border
of Glebe, Chippendale and Ultimo.
Glebe Point Road is the main road through the
suburb, featuring a shopping strip, known for its
specialty shops and cafés and for its variety
of ethnic restaurants - Indian, Thai, Italian,
Nepalese, Dutch-Indonesian, and other
minority ethnic tastes.
Broadway Shopping Centre was built on the
landmark site of the former Grace Brothers
department store. The shopping centre
includes a food court and cinema complex, and
completed a renovation in July 2007 which
added a fourth floor.
Glebe has a popular market which is held on
Saturdays in the grounds of Glebe Primary
School. Arts, crafts, clothing and edibles are
sold. They are known as the alternative markets
for the alternative lifestyle goods that are
offered. New and second-hand goods are sold