Communities and Neighbourhoods
Located in the centre of the lower mainland, the Township of Langley is made up of several unique, distinct communities offering everything from housing and history to business opportunities and shopping.
of rural, residential, and business use, Aldergrove is located on the Township’s
eastern border. It is home to the Aldergrove Kinsmen Community Centre,
Gloucester Industrial Park, parkland, and shops.
Located in the south of the Township,
Brookswood/Fernridge is noted for its abundance of parkland, trees, natural
spaces, and conservation areas. The community primarily features single family
homes and is the location of the George Preston Recreation Centre, BMX bike
track, skateboard park, and an array of shopping opportunities.
Located on the banks of the Fraser River, Fort Langley
features a variety of museums, stores, restaurants, art galleries, parks,
trails, and the Langley Rowing and Paddling Centre. Known as the Birthplace of
BC, it is home to the Hudson’s Bay Company’s Fort Langley, now a National
The village is a popular spot for tourists, shoppers, and
Amid the homes and shops, this area is the traditional
civic core. Murrayville is home to the Langley Memorial Hospital, Langley RCMP
Main Detachment, Langley School District offices, W.C. Blair Recreation Centre,
and Langley Regional Airport.
With approximately 75 per cent of its land located within
the Agricultural Land Reserve, much of the Township lies in rural areas. Farms,
agri-businesses, and homes on acreages can be found in the rural spaces that
surround the urban neighbourhoods. These areas are home to wineries, equestrian
centres, golf courses, and numerous parks and green spaces.
Located in northwest Langley, Walnut Grove is a
residential neighbourhood home to the Walnut Grove Community Centre, movie
theatres, and shops. The opening of the Golden Ears Bridge connected this area
of the Township to communities north of the Fraser River.
This northwest area of the Township is home to the Civic
Facility, Willowbrook Recreation Centre, and Langley Events Centre.
This vibrant, developing area is currently a centre of
growth featuring burgeoning new neighbourhoods that provide housing, parks, and
shopping opportunities. For a map of the Willoughby Development Area and
related projects click here.
Demographics and Amenities
316 square kilometres (122 square miles)
Area within the Agricultural Land Reserve
75 percent or 235 square kilometres (91 square miles)
Acres of Dedicated Park Land
1,257 total acres of park land
- 416 acres of active park land
- 477 acres of passive park land including undeveloped park land
- 324 acres of acquired
- conservation land
- 40 acres of greenways/trails
Planning and Development
Click here to view building statistics stored in our Document Library.
* Township estimates April 2014. All other information as of July 1, 2014.
Community Development Division