New township development approved

11 May 2018 | Infrastructure

The City of Windhoek (CoW) recently approved the application for the township establishment and layout of Rocky Crest Ext. 5 and 7.

“Residents can look forward to a tender invitation on these erven within the next two years,” said Scheifert Shigwedha of the CoW.

According to him, while the backlog for residential land cuts across all income groups, the erven to be developed in Rocky Crest will cater for middle-income groups.

Rocky Crest Ext. 5 measures 43ha and will yield 307 erven of which 256 are for single residential purposes. Other developments in the area include a service station, play park and private school. Rocky Crest Ext. 7 measures 21ha and will yield about 190 erven of which 175 are for single residential purposes. Amongst these erven, are two institutional zoned erven which are proposed to be reserved for a convention centre and a shopping complex.

“The development of these two townships incorporated in the City's Strategic Transformation Plan for 2017 to 2022,” he said, adding that the city still faces myriad challenges in addressing the demand for serviced land along with the high rate of urbanisation, unemployment and social inequity.

“To improve the pace of delivering serviced residential land, the City embraces public partnership policies and projects whereby the City engages private entities to meet us halfway for the installation of bulk municipal services,” he said.

He said that Waterberg Investment will partner with the City for the installation of bulk municipal services in Rocky Crest Ext. 5. As per the City's annual budgetary provisions, they will install the bulk municipal services for Ext. 7.

Similar News

 

New hospital on the cards

2 days ago - 15 October 2018 | Infrastructure

The development of a new township that, amongst others, includes a hospital, is in the process of being gazetted and registered.According to a recently published...

SHAF to help with housing

2 days ago - 15 October 2018 | Infrastructure

The managing director of Shelter Afrique (SHAF), Andrew Chimphondah, said the organisation is willing to help Namibia address its housing problems.He made this statement earlier...

Waste facility opens in WHK

2 days ago - 15 October 2018 | Infrastructure

The Windhoek municipality is tasked with the responsibility of ensuring that all waste generated within the city is managed so as to minimise its potential...

Rehobothers woeker met begraafplaas

2 days ago - 15 October 2018 | Infrastructure

Hoewel die begraafplaas projek op Rehoboth tans sloer, het dit tot dusver baie goed verloop en is die projekleiers tevrede met hulle vordering.“Die ou begraafplaas...

Urbanisation Namibia's future

1 week ago - 08 October 2018 | Infrastructure

Elvira Hattingh - In the next 30 years, Namibia will have to accommodate another two million people in towns. That is equal to 22 Rundus,...

Traffic congested as road closes

3 weeks ago - 24 September 2018 | Infrastructure

Yolanda Nel - Traffic in the southern suburbs of the capital has been heavily congested since the recent closure of the access road leading to...

N$142m lost due to non-sales

1 month - 17 September 2018 | Infrastructure

Yolanda Nel - A number of proposed purchasers failed to finalise transactions for erven by the end of August, which lead to the automatic cancellation...

TKC key to development

1 month - 17 September 2018 | Infrastructure

The seventh Trans Kalahari Corridor Management Committee (TKCMC) joint law enforcement operation took place on the B2 highway near Swakopmund on Wednesday.Speaking on behalf of...

New building for August 26

1 month - 10 September 2018 | Infrastructure

Yolanda Nel - To observe a company’s ethics and principles in accordance with the laws that govern company management in the country, they should be...

Housing backlog continues to rise

1 month - 10 September 2018 | Infrastructure

Yolanda Nel – A total of 63% of residents in the capital on the waiting list for housing earn less than N$3 000 a month.“Our...

Latest News

Klein idee, groot verskil

2 days ago - 15 October 2018 | Environment

'n Oogkundige het besef Namibië het die wêreldwye reuse-plastiekprobleem nie vrygespring nie, en die land moes lankal reeds iets doen om te verseker dit ruk...

Betoging stopgesit

2 days ago - 15 October 2018 | Society

Rehobothers het beplan om Vrydag tot by die dorpsraad te betoog om 'n petisie te oorhanding oor die voorwaardes waaronder erwe op die dorp verkoop...

SHAF to help with housing

2 days ago - 15 October 2018 | Infrastructure

The managing director of Shelter Afrique (SHAF), Andrew Chimphondah, said the organisation is willing to help Namibia address its housing problems.He made this statement earlier...

4x4s battle it out

2 days ago - 15 October 2018 | Events

Next Saturday (20 October), it's the Battle of the Brands for Cancer at the Benguella Angling Club in Olympia.This Land Rover Owners (LRON) initiative calls...

Waste facility opens in WHK

2 days ago - 15 October 2018 | Infrastructure

The Windhoek municipality is tasked with the responsibility of ensuring that all waste generated within the city is managed so as to minimise its potential...

Shoprite maak skoon

2 days ago - 15 October 2018 | Environment

Terwyl baie inwoners luilekker op 'n Saterdag agteroor lê en bietjie sport kyk, het een besigheid op Rehoboth besluit om die tyd beter te benut...

Rehobothers woeker met begraafplaas

2 days ago - 15 October 2018 | Infrastructure

Hoewel die begraafplaas projek op Rehoboth tans sloer, het dit tot dusver baie goed verloop en is die projekleiers tevrede met hulle vordering.“Die ou begraafplaas...

Honderde sien weer beter

2 days ago - 15 October 2018 | Health

Yolanda Nel – Daar het letterlik honderde mense Donderdag by die Windhoek sentrale hospitaal opgedaag ná oogkundiges kragte saamgesnoer het om oogtoetse teen N$20 aan...

Halfway on, world off mark...

2 days ago - 15 October 2018 | Health

Moses Magadza - A senior United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) official says although notable progress has been made against the disease, the...

Load More