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LOCKSMITH AROUND HOLDFAST BAY COUNCIL

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THE SUBURBS IN THE LOCAL COUNCIL AREA OF HOLDFAST BAY ARE LISTED BELOW. IF YOU’RE  IN NEED OF A PROFESSIONAL LOCKSMITH, JUST CLICK ON THE SUBURB NAME WHERE YOU’RE LOCATED. WE’RE ONLY A PHONE CALL AWAY.

Brighton Glenelg North Kingston Park Seacliff Park
Glenelg Glenelg South North Brighton Somerton Park
Glenelg East Hove Seacliff South Brighton

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HISTORY OF HOLDFAST BAY COUNCIL

The City of Holdfast Bay was formed in 1997 through the amalgamation of the City Councils of Brighton and Glenelg. Both townships had been established on Indigenous Kaurna land. Glenelg became a municipality in 1855 and Brighton followed in 1858.

In 1838 Brighton district was surveyed by Colonel William Light. The area became a rural farming area, but because of its sand hills and long sandy beaches, it also became a place for holiday houses built by wealthy professionals and notable people of the day.

With the advent of the railway and the car, settlement grew quickly and Brighton became a popular day trip destination as people flocked to the beach.

The City of Holdfast Bay was formed in 1997 through the amalgamation of the City Councils of Brighton and Glenelg. Both townships were established on Indigenous Kaurna land with the first European settlers arriving in 1836 in Glenelg. The Proclamation document was read on 28 December 1836.

Sourced from: https://www.holdfast.sa.gov.au/History

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