City embarks on R132 million community facilities upgrade and development
THE CITY of Cape Town’s Community Services Directorate is embarking on a series of planned upgrades, with the intention of providing quality recreational and educational services across the city. The upgrades will cost more than R132 million over the 2012/2013 financial year. The city will be building brand new facilities in some areas and in other areas it will do upgrades of the already established facilities. The aim of the upgrades is to have the facilities meet world class standards.
This includes libraries, sports centres, halls, swimming pools and various parks throughout the municipality, along with the introduction of brand new spray parks. Areas in which upgrades and new developments are planned include Khayelitsha, Gugulethu, Imizamo Yethu, Du Noon, Nyanga and Athlone. Identification of these areas form part of its long term redress plan to eradicate the historical legacy of apartheid.