Brendan van der Merwe

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Security Advisory: Safety Precautions on N2 Freeway

Dear property and business owners.  Please take note of the attached security advisory regarding safety precautions on the N2 Freeway, especially near the Cape Town International Airport.  To read the full document please click here.

BCID News for June 2014


Welcome to the slightly delayed June edition of the Blackheath City Improvement District Newsletter. Why?  What a wonderful sight!?  What a wonderful start to the new financial year?  What a wonderful experience to see the development right across Blackheath.  9 years of hard work and hours and hours of meetings and deliberations with the City …

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Maintenance and cleaning of our roadways in June 2014

Upon reflection of the last month, taking into account the worst winter for Cape Town, BCID staff went out to ensure that every single road  in the Industrial area, is well kept, clean and where necessary upgrades were identified and registered with the City of Cape Town. We will be following up with the municipality …

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Verge upgrades in June 2014

We have officially began rolling out our street name visibility project. We have started in Wimbledon road, and will ensure that over the next two months all street names are visible. At the beginning of July 2014 the City of Cape Town contracted Shar Civils to upgrade the whole of Range Road.  Sidewalks will be …

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Welcome to new company – Poolmate

Poolmate is a wholesale supplier to the swimming pool and spa industry in South Africa with branches in Pretoria, Johannesburg, Durban, Pietermaritzburg and Cape Town. With more than 20 years of experience in the pool and spa industry, they focus on supplying a complete package to developers, contractors, pool builders and pool retailers.  Main Services: Luxurious spas Fibreglass pools in kit form …

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After manymonths of low crime incidents in our area we are experiencing more attempted and even successful business break-ins which is alarming and of great concern. What wefound is that in many cases these crimes are “opportunistic” in nature due to businesses, vehicles and equipment not properly being secured. We therefore urge you to review …

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School News in June 2014

Happy Feet Creche Aphilayo Amanzi On Wednesday 4th, the kids of the school went to the reading centre and visited the museum in Cape Town.  Five French exchange students joined the kids on their outing.  The students came to South Africa to help Sing for Africa and spend some time with the kids and express …

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Blackheath Business Retention and Expansion Strategy Survey

The Blackheath Business Retention and Expansion Strategy Survey that was carried out by the City of Cape Town on request of the Blackheath CID a few months ago.  Sixty-two local companies participated in this survey and the findings are included in a Repor.  Click here to download the report or go to our downloads section.

Blackheath City Improvement District News – May 2014


Welcome to the May edition of the Blackheath CID!  This was a very busy month for the staff and Directors of the BCID as we reviewed the Blackheath Business Retention and Expansion Strategy Survey that was carried out by the City of Cape Town on request of the Blackheath CID a few months ago.  Sixty-two …

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BCID Cleaning News – May 2014

In the past month we were happy to see the City of Cape Town solid waste staff assisting us with street sweeping.  They managed to complete a few of the roads in a short period of time and gave the BCID staff time to focus on other priorities.  For the past few months we did …

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