What makes a public space great?

Great public spaces like beaches, parks, squares and pavements are characterised by what they offer the people who use them every day. From cleanliness to security, sociability and amenities on offer, there are various factors that help to create the…

A busy week for the BUIP maintenance team

The Ballito UIP maintenance team had a busy week with plenty of maintenance work around the precinct. The team cut the grass on along the promenade, M4 and Ballito Business Park while new gardens were planted in the Lower Ballito…

The BUIP team puts their green fingers to work

The BUIP greening team has completed a revamp of the park opposite the Ballito Junction Mall. Some of the tasks included weed removal, spraying, a general clean-up, grass scarifying, and top dressing application with more blue stones now installed. The…

Our heritage: Precincts that bind communities

From Table Mountain to the isiMangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa is certainly not short of world heritage sites. Similarly our public spaces are also filled with natural, cultural and historical gems that serve to bind our communities on common ground.…

Verge clean up near Ballito Bay mall under way

The Ballito UIP Cleaning and Greening team is busy with a major verge clean up near the Ballito Bay mall from upper Simbithi Drive to upper Leonora Drive. The grass was cut with old palm fronds and bits of concrete…

All in a day’s work!

Yesterday the UIP team repaired the paving around the promenade benches and topped up the blue stones around them for a neater look and added stability. The wall at the Zimbali border was painted and the bins levelled. All damaged…

KDM’S MOTOR AND DRIVER LICENSING STATIONS EXTEND WORKING HOURS WILL BE FROM 29–31 AUG 2020, NOT 29–30 AUG 2020 AS COMMUNICATED ERRONEOUSLY IN PARTS OF THE PREVIOUS EMAIL.

KDM’S MOTOR AND DRIVER LICENSING STATIONS EXTEND WORKING HOURS WILL BE FROM 29–31 AUG 2020, NOT 29–30 AUG 2020 AS COMMUNICATED ERRONEOUSLY IN PARTS OF THE PREVIOUS EMAIL.//KWADUKUZA DRIVER’S LICENCE TESTING CENTRE AND REGISTERING AUTHORITY (formerly Stanger Testing Ground):29 AUGUST 2020 –…

Pothole Repair Around The Precinct

This week the Ballito UIP team has been repairing potholes around the precinct. The asphalt was kindly supplied by KDM.
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