Begbie Pl was named after Wilfred E. Begbie, a former Mount Albert Borough Engineer (1926-66) (Auckland Libraries, n.d.; Davenport, 1990, p.30).
Begbie Pl is a cul de sac that runs west from Sandringham Rd.
Numbers 1 to 9 lie on the north side of the street. Numbers 2 to 12 lie on the south side.
FACTS ABOUT THIS STREET:
Begbie Pl was built on the site of a former Council rubbish tip. Homes were damaged due to the instability of the ground, and residents sued the developer and Mt Albert Borough Council (1980-81).
SOURCES FOR THIS PAGE:
Auckland Libraries. (n.d.). Auckland city street names. http://www.akcity.govt.nz/dbtw-wpd/streets/streets.html
Davenport, John. (1990). Street names of Auckland: Their story. Auckland: Hodder & Stoughton.