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New school set for Kraaifontein

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A new school is opening up in the Kraaifontein area which is set to put the region further on the map as a great place in which to reside. The Northern suburbs are some of the most regarded residential areas within close proximity to Cape Town in the Western Cape and many of the areas are generally more affordable, hence a lot of people have decided to make this expanse home. Facilities such as these instantly raise the profile of the areas for which they are being implemented. 

It's believed that the school will be nearing completion within the next few months, it cost R64 Million and it has been stated that it will accommodate thousands of learners who reside in the northern suburbs. This is according to various prominent news sources including capetownetc.com and ewn.co.za. 

"Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant said, "This R64 million Kraaifontein High School project included extensive construction work which made use of conventional building materials and methods that remain the most economical, durable, and low-maintenance system of the building. The project also brought with it some noteworthy empowerment opportunities for the benefit of targeted enterprises and local labourers." -Megan Moolman (2018) https://www.capetownetc.com/news/r64-million-school-kraaifontein/

Other companies within other sectors also see the benefit of a new school opening up in Kraaifontein. One such company is leading property agency Century 21, the leading brand has over 20 homes for sale in this part of the Northern Suburbs, which all range in price and size to suit anyone's budget. 

According to Moolman, this new schooling facility isn't the only initiative from the Western Cape Education Department and they have allocated more than R1.2-billion across the entire Western Cape region to existing schools which are in much need of a face-lift. The new school in Kraaifontein will have all the necessary amenities you'd expect from any school, including a chemistry lab, biology lab, computer room and multimedia centre. Projects such as this address important issues of supplying new learners with adequate education in slightly less affluent locations. 

According to another article published off capetalk.co.za in late 2017 and a Twitter post by Debbie Schafer the Western Cape MEC for Education planned to spend the majority of the education budget on building new schools throughout the province. "It sounds like a lot of money but when you break it down it goes incredibly fast. We have to keep our basics going. We are spending R1.6 billion on infrastructure and R380 million on learner transport." -Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Education MEC (http://www.capetalk.co.za/articles/250341/western-cape-education-to-spend-bulk-of-its-budget-on-building-schools). This is in hope of making the Western Cape a nurturing environment for new learners and those about to matriculate and go onto tertiary education. 

With schools being built and budget being allocated to renovating existing schooling facilities, it would seem that there really couldn't be a better time to invest in the Northern Suburbs of the Western Cape near the central areas of one of South Africa and the world's most regarded cities, Cape Town. With leading property companies such as Century 21, it really is very easy to find your perfect home in the greater Kraaifontein expanse. Get in contact with one of their highly skilled property specialists to get all the lowdown on existing properties for sale or rent in this part of the Western Cape. It really is very simple to own the home you always dreamed of with Century 21.

Author: Century 21

Submitted 03 Dec 18 / Views 32

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