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Welcoming 2024 – Let’s Create A Better Somerset West Together

Working together with residents, local businesses and urban management specialists to create a rich urban environment where the Somerset West community can thrive, we – the Somerset West City Improvement District – welcome 2024 with the new challenges and opportunities it will provide. Together with the City of Cape Town, our partners, outreach initiatives and […]

Somerset West City Improvement District 2023 Roundup

It’s been another year of successes and tackling challenges head-on for the Somerset West City Improvement District. As part of our renewed commitment to public safety and urban cleaning and management, we persist in leading the way toward the continuous improvement of Somerset West as a thriving residential hub. Our CID team has increased their […]

AGM save the date & spring greening Somerset West

This October, we hold our Annual General Meeting (AGM 2023) to review the year’s activities and begin our planning for 2024/25. We hope all our members can attend. Non-members still have time to register. The new City of Cape Town CID by-law and policy came into effect on 1 July and that is available to view online. […]


Are You Ready to Go with the Cape Town Winter Flow? Essential Tips for a Smooth Season + Loadshedding Updates from the City

As the chilly and wet winter season approaches, it’s time to prepare ourselves for the unique challenges and delights that it brings. From the brisk air to the rain-soaked streets, Cape Town winter demands our attention and readiness. Here, we explore practical tips to help you navigate the winter months with ease. From maintaining your […]

Roadworks in Somerset West CBD 

The City’s Urban Mobility Directorate wants to inform residents and road users that we are busy constructing new kerbs and sidewalks along certain roads in the Somerset West central business district (CBD). The work will continue until December 2022 and all are advised to find alternative routes where possible. Read more below: The work will […]