Langford Neighbourhoods

by Geoff McLean on July 30, 2014

The City of Langford is centrally located within Victoria BC’s Western Communities, flanked by The City of Colwood, the District of Metchosin,  the Town of View Royal, the District of Highlands and the Juan de Fuca electoral area.

Langford has undergone rapid growth recently, the commercial center as well as outlying areas have seen an explosion of development creating a vibrant community with opportunities for all sorts of business and with housing of every description. The main business and commercial area runs from the Goldstream/Millstream intersection to Jacklin Road and over to Westshore Town Centre on Kelly Road.

Goldstream village fountain, Langford, BC

Along with commercial, residential and infrastructure development, Langford also boasts a temperate climate and many beautiful lakes and parks, which contribute to a quality of life that is hard to match.  You can enjoy outdoor recreation at Langford, Florence or Glen Lakes, at world renowned Goldstream Park, Mill Hill Park and Mt Wells Regional Park.

Neighbourhoods of Langford

For more info on specific Langford neighbourhoods, please follow the links:

  • Atkins
  • Bear Mountain
  • Fairway
  • Florence Lake
  • Glen Lake
  • Goldstream
  • Happy Valley
  • Humpback
  • Jacklin
  • Langford Lake
  • Langford Proper
  • Luxton
  • Mill Hill
  • Olympic View
  • Thetis Heights
  • Walfred
  • West Hills



Victoria Neighbourhoods – Oaklands

by Jodi Baker on July 16, 2014

Tucked into the northeast corner of Victoria proper is the lovely neighbourhood of Oaklands.  Named for the wonderfully gnarly Garry Oak trees sheltering our homes and parks, this neighbourhood is popular with families who want to live near the city.

Hillside Mall is a large commercial centre located in Oaklands and there are several, smaller commercial areas along with a diverse range of housing.  BC’s oldest registered non-profit society, the landmark Cridge Centre for the Family, is located in Oaklands as is Oaklands Elementary School, originally built in 1913!

Oaklands Community Centre is a hub of social and recreational activity in the neighbourhood, with a wide range of programs and special events scheduled throughout the year.

Oaklands Park offers a great children’s playground as well as tennis courts, a baseball field and soccer pitch, all guarded by picturesque giant Oak trees (of course!).Oaklands Park Victoria BC

Oaklands Neighbourhood Links


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