Empowering public life at Church Square. Recommendations for the future of the public space.

Future Cape Town, as part of the Our Future Cities network was appointed by the commercial property company Urban Lime (UL) to undertake a pre-design study aimed at enriching their understanding of the Church Square precinct located in close proximity to the Company Gardens, Parliament buildings, and within walking distance of Cape Town central train station, and major transport services.

This pre-design report captures key findings derived from a combination of desktop and field research, user interviews, expert input and media analysis. The latter will integrate the key findings, conclusions and recommendations derived from the study, including comments and feedbacks from key stakeholders.

an ambitious call to unlock the potential of relatively inactive civic, cultural, social and economic assets