City completes R10,5 million upgrade of Langa Station South public space

Langa Spatial Planning near Railway Station . Cllr Johan v der Merwe , Cllr Brian Watkyns Ribbon Cutting event

In March 2016, the City of Cape Town completed an upgrade of the Langa Station South public open at a cost of more than R10.5 million. The project entailed:

  • construction of new sidewalks and the improvement of existing sidewalks for safe pedestrian movement,
  • Sandile Road, which leads towards the Langa Station, has also been changed from a two-way to a one-way road to enhance pedestrian safety and the movement of buses, taxis and private vehicles,
  • the existing informal trading spaces have also been upgraded to improve the business environment for the informal traders,
  • a wall of art has been created by local artists to acknowledge the history of Langa and to celebrate its future,
  • new public seating and lighting have been installed and a new asphalted public parking area adjacent to Brinton Street has been constructed

Text and image credits: The City of Cape Town

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