There was major traffic congestion in and around Century City much of last week mostly as a result of serious teething problems with the installation of the City of Cape Town’s new SCOOT system (an adaptive traffic control system for managing traffic signals). The City has apologised profusely for the inconvenience caused and their engineers worked throughout the week to rectify the problems. Thankfully by Friday the situation was much improved.
Last week’s traffic congestion was also exacerbated by lane closures for the construction of major sewerage works on Ratanga Road ... Read on... »
Chris Blackshaw, CEO of the Century City Property Owners’ Association, middle , and Richard Mandulo, Century City’s Transport Manager, right, try out the new MyCiTi service at Century City under the watchful eye of the MyCiTi regulator Ismai Waggie.
City of Cape Town’s Integrated rapid transit system, the MyCiTi service,was extended to Century City on November 30.
Chris Blackshaw, CEO of the Century City Property Owners’ Association ... Read on... »
A piece by Lindeka Qampi to be showcased this weekend at Art on the Island
Time flies when you’re having fun so what better way to spend a fun filled day – and get some Christmas shopping done at the same time – at the Century City Natural Goods Market on Sunday, 24 November 2013.
Come and celebrate this magical time of year with a glass of organic bubbly or pint of draft while browsing around the great selection of quality products and delicious ... Read on... »
Just over two years after opening, Century City’s Intaka Island Environmental Education Centre is expanding to meet the burgeoning demand for its facilities.
At the heart of Century City, Intaka Island is a unique, multi-purpose wetland, which is home to 231 species of indigenous plants, including 24 red data species, as well as 120 bird species, and has an internationally recognized heronry.
A multi-functional Environmental Education Centre was ... Read on... »
The arrival of Spring heralds the re-opening of Cape Town’s premier outdoor natural goods fair, the Century City Natural Goods Market, on Sunday 29 September. And with the new season of markets comes a refreshing new take on giving visitors some extra entertainment.
To kick off the season, Dave Knowles, a one-man guitarist will be back with his bluesy, folk, acoustic sounds. As the new wave acoustic scene continues to grow and thrive, so do the influences which inform Dave’s style. Each song gains its dynamic through the interplay of beats over delicate ... Read on... »
Running in Century City colours, three times Comrades winner, Vladimir Kotov, was the first Masters over 50 home in the 10km Century City Express over the weekend in a time of 33:47. Running with him are Babalo Hambi of Itheko and Morne Kammies of San
Thousands of sports men and women participated in the fifth annual Century City Sports Festival held over the past weekend with the signature event of the three day festival - the 10km Century City Express - attracting around 1600 runners.
The winner of the 10km Century City Express was Nkosinathi Madyo of Nedbank ... Read on... »
The Oasis Care Centre, which forms part of the Oasis Luxury Retirement Resort at Century City where a third apartment block is currently under construction, has had its license upgraded from a Sub-acute to a Physical Rehabilitation discipline.
Lizzie Brill, General Manager of the Oasis Care Centre, which also offers hotel-style assisted living, frail care and a specialised Alzheimer/Dementia unit, said they had ... Read on... »
You might have noticed a bit of additional colour creeping into some of the Century City signage in recent months.
New way finding signage demarcating the different Century City precincts has recently been introduced. Each precinct has a strategically placed precinct marker – each in a different colour – in the middle of the precinct and smaller precinct markers, on their boundaries. Street name signs are also in the colour of the precinct in which they fall.
The colour coding of the different precincts is designed to make it easier for people to find their ... Read on... »
The Century City Property Owners’ Association has again managed to keep the annual increase in levies to below inflation.
Levies have increased by 5% for 2013, the same as last year. In 2011 the levy increase was 4.9%.
The 2013 levy on offices is R2.60/bulk m2; retail R2.48/bulk m2 ; hotels R123.45 per room and residences R128.62 per unit.
PLAYING LIVE: BLACK SOUTH EASTER
ENTERTAINMENT: BIRDS OF AFRICA SHOW
It’s time once more for the popular Century City Natural Goods Market to give visitors the chance to eat good, do good, listen good and shop good at its popular summer fair.
Cape Town’s ‘bird man’ and his feathered friends are attending the Century City Natural Goods Market at the end of the hot month of February. Martin Odd, accompanied by Christina the Macaw Parrot and Hector the African White Backed Vulture have ... Read on... »
Three times Comrades winner Vladimir Kotov of Atlantic Beach but who runs in Century City colours was the first Masters over 50 home in the SA Marathon Championships Champs held in Oudshoorn last weekend. Kotov finished the race in 2 hours 34 minutes and 33 seconds, six minutes ahead of the second runner in his age group and was placed 28th overall.
A Baillons Crake was spotted in Intaka Island bird sanctuary over the past weekend creating a stir among tweeters and photographers who have been descending in their droves in the hope of catching a glimpse of this normally very elusive bird.
News of the first spotting on Saturday went viral over twitter and the Intaka facebook page and birders and photographers from all over have been arriving daily at the crack of dawn and staying for hours ... Read on... »
The Century City Corporate 5-aside Soccer League kicks off on Monday February 4.
The leagues will take place at the new Fives Futbol arena in Century City which opened in December.
Fives Futbol CEO Adam Fine said that since its soft opening in December they have hosted more than 150 socials creating awareness and signing teams for the Century City Corporate League which launched at the end of January.
The league, which has a capacity for 72 teams, is priced at R3250 per team per season which consists of 10 games per team over as many weeks. ... Read on... »
For everything there is a season, and this is the season to be festive, to shop, to cook, to enjoy family and friends, to give, to receive, to give thanks, and to do some Christmas shopping at the Century City Natural Goods Market, the last one of the year before the holidays.
Shoppers will be accompanied by the bluesy, folk sounds of Dave Knowles, a one-man-guitarist with a penchant for finger-style forms music. As the new wave acoustic scene continues to grow and thrive, so do the influences which inform Dave’s style. Each song gains its dynamic ... Read on... »
The number of visitors to Century City’s award winning Intaka Island nature reserve has more than doubled since the opening of its Environmental Education Centre.
Funded by generous corporate and public donations, the Eco Centre, which includes an outdoor sustainability classroom and an indoor activity centre, opened in 2011 to help Intaka achieve its full environmental educational potential.
In 2010, the year before it opened, a total of 7908 people visited the wetlands reserve. Boosted by the new facilities and staff this jumped to 13 321 last year. ... Read on... »
Century City is preparing for a bumper 2012 festive season.
Chris Blackshaw, CEO of the Century City Property Owners’ Association, said that the Operational Management Forum, which co-ordinates and facilitates law enforcement, security, traffic and disaster management issues within the precinct was working closely with Canal Walk, Ratanga Junction, City Traffic and the South African Police Services to prepare for the 2012 festive season.
Traffic management measures to be implemented include the adjustment of timing ... Read on... »