Northern Suburbs at a glance
The Northern Suburbs includes the areas of Tyger Valley, Bellville CBD, Durbanville, N1 City, Plattekloof, Parow, Goodwood, Epping, Elsies River, Airport and Beaconvale.
An increasing prolific area within Cape Town and offering a prominent Central Business District encapsulating modern commercial offices and retail buildings with thriving businesses. Without the congestion and long travel times in and out of the City Centre, the Northern Suburbs of Tyger Valley, Durbanville, Bellville CBD and its surrounding areas have flourished with large, successful organisations which include; Sanlam, Pioneer Foods, Cipla and Pioneer Foods long establishing their corporate head offices. Prominently positioned just off the N1 and only 20 minutes from Cape Town CBD, Tyger Valley is a niche Central Business Hub where these businesses have established themselves and continue to thrive.
The Voortrekker Road Corridor runs through Bellville and is a fast paced, busy retail node connecting Cape Town City to the Northern Suburbs. The Vootrekker Road corridor has become a prime location for showrooms for motor vehicles, textile and bathroom fixtures and fuittings owing to the excellent exposure and strong passing traffic. The Voortrekker Road Corridor Improvement District (VRCID) has further strengthened the profile of this area and since its inception in 2012. The Voortrekker Road Corridor thrives on it's ability to offer a host of public transport options to and from the area. Businesses thrive on the accessibility to the main Bellville Train Station, Bus and Taxi Ranks which provides transport to the majority of the workforce working in the area and travelling into Cape Town. Seen as a fast-growing business hub and a retail district, the diversity of the Northern Suburbs, between the upmarket Tyger Valley, with its modern buildings and feel, hosting a number of leading décor stores, medical centres, multinationals, trendy restaurants and large A-Grade commercial properties where Bellville CBD offers more affordable offices with a general emphasis on retailers and draws on the lower to mid income bracket through its large pedestrian trade.
The area of Durbanville also offers a more suburban location, a short drive from Tyger Valley offering an interesting mix of contemporary Dutch heritage in the architecture found and its green and tree-lined streets together with modernised interiors within. The contemporary lifestyle that Durbanville offers its residents is a key attraction where residences integrate into the commercial district offering boutique retail, galleries, museums, superb restaurants, and some of the country’s finest wine estates on its doorstep. Durbanville offers a community environment.