North-West Communities

Laventille

Laventille is situated directly East of Port-of-Spain, rising up into the hills north of the Eastern Main Road. Success Village is one of the communities of Laventille.

Entertainment

Steelbands: The following is a listing of the steelbands that functioned in Laventille, broken down by type: traditional (pans supported around the neck); and conventional (pans supported mechanically).

STEELBAND TYPE LOCATION IN 2002 HISTORY
Crescendoes Musical Traditional 19 Laventille Road  
Desperadoes Conventional Upper Laventille Road Click here for details.
Highlanders Conventional 12 Warton Street  
Laventille Phasphonics Traditional Upper Pashley Street  
Laventille Serenaders Traditional St. Babb's  
Laventille Sound Specialists Conventional Eastern Quarry  
Music Makers Traditional 19 Straker Village, Picton Road  
Spree Simon Harmonics Traditional Corner Picton Street and Eastern Main Road  
Stryke Stars Conventional 14 Pashley Street, Success Village  
Unistars Traditional 2 Espinet Street  

Academic Institutions

SCHOOL LEVEL ADDRESS RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION HISTORY
Laventille Girls' Government Primary School Primary Old St. Joseph Road Non-Denominational  
St. Barb's Government PrimarySchool Primary Mentor Alley Non-Denominational  
Success RC School Primary Church Street Roman Catholic 535 Pupils in 2002
Success Laventille Composite School Secondary   Non-Denominational  
Our Lady of Laventille RC School Primary Picton Road Roman Catholic 434 Pupils in 2002

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