Sainsbury Rd was known as Salisbury Rd until 1938 when many streets in Mt Albert were renamed.
Sainsbury Rd is named after a region in England (Davenport 1990, p.202).
Taylors Rd bisects it.
On the south west side of the road lie numbers 1 to 55. On the north east side lie numbers 6 to 52.
FACTS ABOUT THIS STREET:
1937: “described as 19 chains long, with 12 residences, and named 12 years before (1925)” (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.