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Greenside Residents Association

Where caring for our community matters.

Giving for Mandela Day 2020

Once again, we are overwhelmed by the kindness and generosity of our Greenside Community. With your help, and led by Bianca Albertini, the GRA were able to fill hungry tummies on Mandela day. (A special thank you to Natasha for the donation of delicious chicken akhni.) We have delivered: Chicken stew, chicken akhni, butternut soup,…

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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The suburb of Greenside was developed on land that originally made up one of many large farms in Johannesburg, namely the Braamfontein Farm.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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Rezoning application – from residential 1 to business 1 to allow for a restaurant, Erf 225, 49 Greenfield Rd : October 2020

PLEASE SUBMIT ANY OBJECTIONS BY 6pm on TUESDAY 20th October 2020 (details below) An application has been made for the Residential 1 zoning of erf 225 Greenside (49 Greenfield Rd) to be amended and title deed restrictions to be removed to allow for the development of a ground floor restaurant with 3 dwelling units above…

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Zoning application – Consent use for a Petrol station, Erf 211 cnr Gleneagles and Greenway : March 2020

PLEASE SUBMIT ANY OBJECTIONS BY 8pm on TUESDAY 17th March 2020 (details below) An application has been made for the Business 1 zoning of erf 211 Greenside (120 Greenway) to be amended to allow for the development of a full petrol station, with additional retail, operating 24 hours, 7 days a week, on the corner…

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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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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

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