Vulture Street

Intersection of Stanley Street (left and center) and Vulture Street (right) before the construction of the new Queensland Children's Hospital
General information
TypeRoad
Length4.5 km (2.8 mi)
Route number(s)
Major junctions
West endMontague Road West End, near Davies Park
East end Vulture Street East (State Route 41), East Brisbane, near the Gabba
Location(s)
LGA(s)City of Brisbane
Major suburbsWest End, South Brisbane, Woolloongabba, East Brisbane
OpenStreetMap - Vulture Street, 2015

Vulture Street is a road in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It connects the inner southern suburbs. Its eastern segment is known as Vulture Street East.

Geography

Vulture Street commences at a junction with Montague Road, West End (27°28′48″S 153°00′19″E / 27.4801°S 153.0052°E / -27.4801; 153.0052 (Vulture Street, West End)) and then travels east through West End, South Brisbane, Kangaroo Point and East Brisbane, where it terminates at a junction at Stanley Terrace (27°29′13″S 153°03′00″E / 27.4870°S 153.0501°E / -27.4870; 153.0501 (Vulture Street East, East Brisbane)) being unable to go further east due to Norman Creek. It is known as Vulture Street East from east of the intersection with Wellington Road in East Brisbane. It is 4.5 kilometres (2.8 mi) long.[1]

Significant landmarks and junctions

Vulture Street has a number of significant landmarks and junctions, including (from west to east):

intersection with Gladstone Road and Ernest Street
overbridge across the Beenleigh and Cleveland railway lines
intersection with Stanley Street
overbridge across the Pacific Motorway
intersection with Main Street
intersection with Wellington Road (becomes Vulture Street East)

Major intersections

The entire road is in the Brisbane local government area.[2]

LocationkmmiDestinationsNotes
West End00.0Montague Road – north – South Brisbane /
south – East Brisbane
Western end of Vulture Street
0.70.43Boundary Street – north – South Brisbane /
south – Highgate Hill
South Brisbane1.50.93 Cordelia Street (State Route 10) – north – South BrisbaneWestern concurrency terminus with State Route 10.
1.60.99 Merivale Street (State Route 10) – north – South BrisbaneNo access westbound from Merivale Street
2.11.3 Stanley Street (State Route 10), (State Route 41) – south–east – Woolloongabba /
Dock Street – north – Kangaroo Point Cliffs /
Graham Street – south–west – Queensland Children's Hospital
Eastern concurrency terminus with State Route 10,
Western terminus of State Route 41.
Woolloongabba –
Kangaroo Point boundary
2.6–
2.9
1.6–
1.8
Pacific Motorway — north–west – Brisbane City /
south–east – Greenslopes
Exit only to Vulture Street eastbound from Pacific Motorway southbound
3.11.9 Main Street (State Route 15) – north – Kangaroo Point /
south – Annerley
Woolloongabba –
East Brisbane boundary
3.52.2 Vulture Street East (State Route 41) – east – East Brisbane /
Wellington Road – north – East Brisbane /
south – Stones Corner
Eastern end of Vulture Street.
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

In popular culture

The rock band Powderfinger produced an album Vulture Street which was named after the band's first recording studio in Vulture Street, West End.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Vulture Street". Google Maps.
  2. ^ Google (22 September 2023). "Vulture Street, Brisbane" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 22 September 2023.
  3. ^ "Powderfinger". rage (TV program). Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 24 August 2010. Retrieved 10 January 2015.