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Bells Corners

Bells Corners Fast Facts

  • Population: 9,272
  • Size: 4.6 sq. km
  • Avg. household income: $89,117
  • Number of homes: 3,720
  • Distance from Parliament Hill: 17 km west
  • Who’s building: No major projects

Boundaries

Bells Corners is a bit like an island, surrounded on three sides by the National Capital Commission Greenbelt. Its eastern border is Hwy. 416.

Illustration: Dwight MacPherson / Source: Google Maps, StatCan

Summary

At one point mostly a junction between destinations, Bells Corners combines the commercial strip of a thoroughfare with clusters of family homes to create an interesting mix. It also contains one of the first examples of tract housing in Ottawa, Lynwood Village, which was built in the 1950s and ’60s by Bill Teron. The ongoing relocation of National Defence headquarters to the nearby former Nortel campus on Moodie Drive has already sparked renewed interest in the area, which is starting to see a revival in business development and talks of residential development. 

Full profile coming soon.

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Transit options

Major routes include Robertson/Richmond Road, Moodie Drive, the Queensway and Hwy. 416. There is also OC Transpo bus service and the Moodie Drive Transitway station is close to the area.

OC Transpo
Cycling trails
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