Banyo is a residential and industrial suburb located between Nundah Creek and the Kedron Brook Floodway, 12 km north-east of central Brisbane. It is believed that the name Banyo was an Aboriginal expression which describes a rising slope known as Beehive Hill, part of the spot selected for the Pius XII seminary, now the Australian Catholic University and St Paul’s Theological College. Banyo was home to over 3000 people in the early postwar years. In the 2011 Census the population of Banyo was 5,607, 49.6% female and 50.4% male.
The suburb has massively increased its number of business and industrial parks in recent years due to close proximity to Brisbane Airport and the nearby Port of Brisbane. Nudgee Road is gradually becoming a commercial center because of its connection to the Gateway Motorway, with a large service center and petrol station with new industrial establishments under construction overlooking the motorway itself. The commercial centre (the area surrounding the Banyo railway station) has recently been enhanced following a Brisbane City Council Suburban Community Improvement Project (SCIP).
As constructions are ongoing, the likelihood of old pipes being damaged is inevitable. If a certain pipeline is cracked or broken, water cannot flow freely along it and it may collapse, causing drains to become blocked. Common causes of broken pipes in the suburb are inappropriately installed water ways, age related problems, and tree roots. Tree roots can create enormous damage underground and these can dramatically restrict the effective flow of water from one destination to another. Business establishments like restaurants, fast-food houses and even residential dwellings contribute drain problems with a build up of food contaminants, fats, oils and grease washed down kitchen sinks and drains.
If you are a resident of Banyo and is in need of assistance with regard to blocked drains, call Drain Cleaning Brisbane’s mobile plumbing team on 0408 738 868 immediately.