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Gilbert & Sullivan Based Street Names

Names of streets with connections to the operettas of Gilbert and Sullivan can be found in many countries.  

Usually these are isolated or just a couple but in Perth, Western Australia there is an area where they abound.  These have been researched into by Anne Greenhalgh, of Sorrento near Perth.  She has discovered that in 1981 the decision was made to name some new streets in the City of Joondalup. The developers, who apparently make these decisions, in the area of Duncraig chose a theme - "Operas".  Anne has provided photographs - most of which can be seen on the Australia link above.   Here are a few to wet your appetite.

Iolanthe Drive - Duncraig - Near Perth - Western Australia

Buttercup Rise. -  Duncraig - Near Perth - Western Australia

Here is the Park entrance in Duncraig

 

From members of the SavoyNet I have the information that there are the following - if you know of any more please let me know and I will add them to the list.

Iolanthe Street,   Savoy Avenue,  Savoy Circuit and a Savoy Crescent in Sydney.

 Savoy Street. - Bridgeport, Connecticut

 Gilbert Highway, Sullivan Place, Wellington Drive,-  Fairfield

Mikado Road - Long Eaton, Notts