URP: Mitchell`s Plain Housing Projects


This housing project is being undertaken by the Cape Town Community Housing Company. The project is located adjacent to the Westgate Mall retail centre on a site of approximately 68 hectares. The project comprises approximately 2 500 houses, 3900 square metres of commercial development, 4 900 square metres of community facilities and a sand dune of approximately 10,6 hectares. Implementation will be undertaken over three years. The majority of the houses will be subsidised by government.


A number of housing projects have been identified in Tafelsig through a process of consultation with the Tafelsig MSAT.These projects include :

  • Corner Kilimanjaro Road and AZ Berman Drive ; approximately 270 units
  • Corner Spine and Swartklip Roads ; approximately 350 units
  • Freedom Park in-situ upgrade ; approximately 350 families
  • Adjacent to Swartklip Road and Silver City ; approximately 600 units

The approximate envisaged housing delivery over the next three years for Tafelsig will be 1570 units.These projects are integrated with other Urban Renewal projects such as the Colorado Multipurpose Centre and Public Space Upgrading Projects. Community task teams have been set up to deal with the details of these projects.