Monthly Report for Local Government Engagement

The STCA has engaged local government on a number of issues in order to improve the services and infrastructure in the greater Simon’s Town area. In the last month, a lot of progress has been achieved. Read on to find out what’s been happening.

Soldier’s Way

The road at Soldier’s Way in Simon’s Town has been re-surfaced due to the fact that the surface had degraded to such an extent that the drains were protruding making the driving experience unpleasant. Similar issues should be reported to transport.info@capetown.gov.za.

Removal of poles

Several poles which had become redundant have been removed from Palace Hill Road. This ensures that they will not be stolen by scrap metal thieves and can be deployed elsewhere Similar issues should be reported to transport.info@capetown.gov.za.

Marking of parking bays

The parking embayment at Seaforth was re-surfaced a few months ago but has recently been painted to demarcate the parking bays. Similar issues should be reported to transport.info@capetown.gov.za.

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Re-surfacing of parking embayment

The parking embayment in King George Way has been re-surfaced and the bays have been demarcated. The area has been significantly upgraded by this. Similar issues should be reported to transport.info@capetown.gov.za.

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Repair of pavement in Gardrum Hill

The pavement in Gardrum hill Road has been repaired and is looking very good. The City of Cape Town must be thanked for undertaking this work. Similar issues should be reported to transport.info@capetown.gov.za.

Clearing of footways

The footways at the intersection of main Road and Glen Road have been cleared off and are looking very good. This must be done to ensure that the pavements remain useable to prevent people from walking in the road and posing a hazard to themselves and others. Similar issues should be reported to transport.info@capetown.gov.za.

Clearing of storm water gullies

The storm water gullies in Cable hill have been cleared because they became overgrown and had silted up. This ensures that the road drains properly. Similar issues should be reported to transport.info@capetown.gov.za.

 

Clearing of overgrown erf

The erf in the below photos was overgrown and needed to be cleared from a security and fire standpoint. This was achieved through engagement with the Environmental Health Department of the City of Cape Town. Similar issues should be emailed to john.mathyse@capetown.gov.za.

 

Tredree Steps

New railings have been installed on Tredree Steps in order to help the elderly citizens to use the steps. The city of Cape Town has done a great job with this. Similar issues should be reported to transport.info@capetown.gov.za.

 

 

Chapel lane

Three pieces of land adjoining Chapel Lane have been cleared significantly through engagement with the Environmental health Department and the City Parkes Department. This has improved the look and feel of the area and has reduced the fire risk. Similar issues should be reported to contactus@capetown.gov.za.

Quarry Road

A significant section of Quarry Road has been re-surfaced. The road has been significantly improved and the City must be commended on a job well done. Similar work will be carried out at Forest Hill Road and Forest Way in the near future. Similar issues should be reported to transport.info@capetown.gov.za.

Corner of main Road and Red Hill Road

The corner of Main  Road and Red Hill Road has now been upgraded with the installation of retaining and the construction of a new footway. Thew city has done a great job here and must be thanked for this. This will ensure the safety of pedestrians. Similar issues should be reported to transport.info@capetown.gov.za.

Repair of Railings

The railings at St. Andrews Way and at Kenmuir Steps have been repaired and painted. This will prevent them from rusting and has improved the look of the area significantly. Similar issues should be reported to transport.info@capetown.gov.za.

 

 

Removal of poles Glen Road

Some redundant poles were removed from the corner of Glen Road and Gardrum Hill Road

 

Re-Surfacing of Steps linking Chapel Lane and Quarry Road

The Steps at the end of Chapel Lane were re-surfaced in order to improve the safety of the public. The steps were becoming uneven.

 

Buchan Steps

The steps at the bottom of Buchan steps were reconstructed to improve public safety and aesthetics.

 

Painting Forest Hill Road

The walls at the bottom of Forest Hill Road have been painted and this has brightened up the area significantly.

 

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