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Aim of project and outcomes
Create a natural link between North and South of the N1 Corridor. To transform the Elsieskraal River Green Belt into a safe and vibrant interactive soft corridor and promote non-motorised transport within the area.
The intended outcomes of this project are:
- To link adjacent Parks along the river, this includes the Jack Muller Park and Elizabeth Park
- To create and establish space for physical activities: Walking/ running and cycling routes
- Space for social interaction (students, residents, workers and visitors)
- Linking and setting up non-motorised routes from the Tyger Valley precinct to Bellville CBD and a link to the Hardekraaltjie sites
- Built environment of furniture and water features with possible Wi-Fi hot spots
- To setup environmental educational facilities/ gardens and protection of the river
Brief description of project
The project would provide a space to promote and protect the natural environment, enhance social interaction and provide an economic upliftment to it surrounding properties and incorporate Non-Motorised Transport routes and facilities such as walking, running and cycling. It will also decrease the crime rates in the area as vacant/ underutilised spaces attract crime, drug abuse, vandalism and dumping.
Elsieskraal River Green Belt north N1 (Magic forest) to south N1 (Bellville CBD and Hardekraaltjie sport precinct)