Renfrew Ave is named after a County in Scotland, associated with the Earl of Ranfurly (Davenport, 1990, p.191).
Both sides of Renfrew Ave is in Sandringham. The boundary of the borough/city runs along the back of the sections on the eastern side of the street. At the Mt Albert Road end, the boundary lies to the east of Jyoti’s Dairy.
On the west side of the road lie numbers 2 to 82. On the east side, numbers are 1 to 75.
FACTS ABOUT THIS STREET:
1937: “described as 800 yards long, with 26 residences and named 10 years before (1927)” (Auckland Libraries, n.d.).
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.