Mosselbank River Flourishes as Remedial Initiatives Take Effect
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Mosselbank River Flourishes as Remedial Initiatives Take Effect

In 2017, Garden Cities implemented the Mosselbank River Rehabilitation programme, which since its inception has been guided by a Conservation Management Plan co-ordinated by VULA Environmental Services. The river is a non-perennial tributary of the Diep River and flows in a north-north-westerly direction through Garden Cities’ Greenville housing development.

Science Learning Centres Programme at Cape Schools Reaches its 100th Milestone

Science Learning Centres Programme at Cape Schools Reaches its 100th Milestone

One hundred under-resourced schools in the Western Cape have now received purpose-designed and constructed science learning centres in a programme started 12 years ago as a project by leading science educationist Professor Shaheed Hartley, the Director of Advancing Knowledge NPC.

Mosselbank River team turns attention to Dune Thicket at Northridge
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Mosselbank River team turns attention to Dune Thicket at Northridge

Members of the Mosselbank River Conservation team responsible for the remarkable rehabilitation progress over the past five years in Greenville Garden City, recently turned their attention to the private Dune Thicket conservation area at Northridge Coastal Estate (NCE), Africa’s first four star sustainable precinct, in Sunningdale.

Top honours for Garden Cities and the Construction Alliance at Big 5 awards

Top honours for Garden Cities and the Construction Alliance at Big 5 awards

John Matthews, Group CEO of Garden Cities (NPC) (RF), the historic Cape suburban development company, accepted two top honours on June 27, at the Big 5 Construction Awards ceremony in Johannesburg. One was for the company’s ground-breaking new green building development, Northridge Coastal Estate, on Cape Town’s west coast, and the other for the SA construction industry collaboration initiative, Construction Alliance South Africa (CASA), of which he is Chairman.

Innovation and Resilience – Trademarks of Garden Cities’ Archway Foundation

Innovation and Resilience – Trademarks of Garden Cities’ Archway Foundation

When, 18 years ago, Garden Cities (NPC) (RF) established the Archway Foundation, its objective was to redress inequalities for learners in the Western Cape, where historic disparities still exist in the provision of facilities to many hundreds of under-resourced schools.

Edge Certification Exercise at Greenville Garden City Boosts Green Building

Edge Certification Exercise at Greenville Garden City Boosts Green Building

Residential development Greenville Garden City, near Fisantekraal, is enrolled for Edge certification, a protocol which offers developers, financiers, investors and other key collaborators the opportunity to meet the Green Building expectations of progressive consumers who want to save money, while living in water and energy efficient spaces.