Woodvale is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Joondalup and the City of Wanneroo. Its postcode is 6026.
Woodvale is bounded to the south by Whitfords Avenue, to the west by the Mitchell Freeway, to the north by Ocean Reef Road and to the east by Wanneroo Road. Trappers Drive runs entirely through Woodvale, from Whitfords Avenue to Ocean Reef Road. The area within and around Woodvale was primarily rural until the late 1970s. Rural properties were released from the late 1920s adjacent to Wanneroo Road. The main suburb development started in 1979 and was completed by 1995 with the release of the Woodvale Waters housing estate. Limited farming properties remain in and around Woodvale.
Prior to the creation of the City of Joondalup on 1 July 1998 the entirety of Woodvale was administered by the city of Wanneroo. however since the creation of the City of Joondalup, Woodvale has become an oddity - while most of the suburb lies within the City of Joondalup LGA, a small portion of eastern Woodvale is still administered by the adjacent City of Wanneroo.
Many British expatriates live in Woodvale and there is also an English style pub - the "Woodvale Tavern" - situated next to the Woodvale Shopping Centre along north Trappers Drive. Woodvale has two shopping centres, the Woodvale Shopping Centre that has an IGA with 10 more stores, including 2 clothing boutiques, 2 hair salons, a pizziaria and 3 restaurants. There is also the Woodvale Boulevard Shopping Centre that has a Woolworths Supermarket and 20 other stores including a several boutiques, bakeries, a National Australia Bank outlet, a meat connisour, several restaurants and fast food outlets including a Subway and Red Rooster restaurant.