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Greenside Residents Association

Where caring for our community matters.

GRA membership 2020

In order to support the work of the GRA we ask all Greenside households to contribute an eft of the annual fee for 2020 of R450 (reduced rates for pensioners of R225) This helps us keep going and fund our various projects including community building and clean up programmes, our communication and information sharing channels,…

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Welcome to Greenside

We are lucky to live in a beautiful leafy suburb, with a vibrant diverse community. There are always challenges to living in an older suburb and a complex growing city. In order to keep our suburb healthy and green and sustainable and a happy place to call our home, residents need to be active citizens…

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A short history of Greenside

The suburb of Greenside was developed on land that originally made up one of many large farms in Johannesburg, namely the Braamfontein Farm. In 1886, the farm land was bought by Lourens Geldenhuys for its mining rights. Fortunately for us more contemporary Greenside residents, the area was not viable mining land, and it remained as…

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Stronger and safer together

Members of the Greenside Resident’s Association are planning to launch a groundswell security initiative in the form of a block-watch community, pioneered by concerned citizens. The initiative is called Emmarentia Greenside Community Patroller (EGCP) and aims to organise volunteers across these two neighbouring areas, and concentrate vigilance and mobilise them to respond to security incidents.…

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Caring for

Our environment

  • Greening
  • Roads
  • Polyphagous Shothole Borer

Our living space

  • Heritage
  • Security
  • Development and Land uses

Our community

  • Community building
  • Connecting
  • Business liaison

Upcoming events in Greenside