Location Average distance to GPO is 9km. Origin of suburb name G.A. Ludewigs subdivided the area, giving it the name ‘‘Belair’’, which is a shortening of ‘‘beautiful air’’. Public transport There are multiple bus routes along Belair Rd, which give access to Blackwood and Aldgate. The suburb also has a train station, which provides access to the city. Schools Schools in the area include Clapham Primary School on Barretts Rd, St James Park Kindergarten on Strathcona Ave, Belair Schools on Main Rd, and St John’s Grammar School on Gloucester Ave. Typical street features Belair is characterised by detached dwellings on large to very large Belair National Park is an attraction in the area, and there are a lot of mountain bike trails in the park and around the suburb. There is a golf course at the Belair Park Country Club, and Windy Point Restaurant and Recreation Park are in the area as well. Zoning and future development Adamson Ave, Belair, is located in in the Residential (Hills) zone of the Mitcham council development plan. The development objective is mainly for detached dwellings on large allotments that maintains and enhances the natural vegetation and features of the Mount Lofty Ranges. Developments that dramatically alter the existing character are discouraged.