Bo-Kaap community approaches SCA to stop erection of 60-metre high building

Bo Kaap, Bo Kaap Civic And Ratepayers Association

Bo-Kaap community approaches SCA to stop erection of 60-metre high building

Bo Kaap, Bo Kaap Civic And Ratepayers Association

21.2.2020

Bo-Kaap community approaches SCA to stop erection of 60-metre high building

The Bo-Kaap Civic and Ratepayers Association's Fowzia Achmat says they have been fighting against this development for years.

Residents in the area have been fighting for the preservation of their cultural heritage for several years.

Buitengracht Properties wants to build a 60-metre high, mixed-use building in the historic area.

“The Western Cape High Court dismissed an application brought about by the Bo-Kaap Civic Association and others to review and set aside a decision by the municipal planning tribunal in June 2016. For us, it was important to take it to a higher level, which is the appeal court.”

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