Caddens is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales in Australia. It is a brand new masterplanned residential neighbourhood located 45 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Penrith featuring views of the scenic Blue Mountains. The suburb’s postcode is 2747.
The suburb is bounded by: Western Sydney University Penrith Campus to the north, Claremont Meadows to the east, Orchard Hills at Caddens Road to the south, and Kingswood to the west.
Caddens was named after Thomas John Fuller Cadden, a prominent business entrepreneur and pioneer of major development in the Penrith area. Caddens was officially designated as a separate suburb on the 30th March 2012.
Caddens was previously part of the neighbouring suburb of Kingswood. As at the 2016 census the population of Caddens is 1475.
The first housing developments were completed in 2013. Prior to this, the land was used for predominantly for farming. The newly released land area of Caddens Hill is located within the suburb boundaries and is bordered by O’Connell Lane to the west, Caddens Road to the south, O’Connell Street to the north and New South Wales to the east.
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