Media Releases

The upgrade of Brixton Social Cluster at 42.9%

January 31st, 2019|

The Johannesburg Development Agency on behalf of the City of Johannesburg is implementing the construction of the Social Cluster in Brixton which is now at 42.9% progress anticipated to be completed in July 2019. The Social Cluster’s construction budget is estimated at R130 million with upgrades implemented in phases. The first phase includes constructing of a new multi-purpose sports and [...]

Westbury Primary School and Bernard Isaacs Primary School

December 11th, 2018|

Phase 4 and 5 – Oct Nov 2017 The Johannesburg Development Agency on behalf of the City of Johannesburg established food gardens for Westbury and Bernard’s Isaacs Primary Schools. Skills Transfer - 2 visits per month, School Visits Maintenance, Food Garden Workshop, Establishing a kiddies gardening club. A great deal of enthusiasm has been shown by teachers, pupils and community [...]

Westbury Transformation Development Centre (WTDC) is 90% complete!

November 16th, 2018|

The completion of the “state of the art” Westbury Transformation Development Centre in February 2019 which consists of facilities such as sports and recreation, early childhood development, old age, retail, bakery and sewing rooms are part of the upgrade will definitely benefit the community of Westbury and adjacent neighbourhoods. The upgrade of the WTDC which costs R67million is implemented by [...]

  • Hillbrow Youth

Introducing the JDA’s Our City, Our Block: A Call for Partnerships (Year 2)

November 12th, 2018|

In the 2017/18 financial year, the Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) introduced a new approach to partnering with Johannesburg’s Inner City communities (including NGO’s, private developers, investors, residential organisations, educational institutions and social support organisations) by introducing the Our City, Our Block call for partnerships. For the past seventeen (17) years, the JDA has played a strategic role in investing municipal [...]

Drieziek Public Transport Facility under Construction

November 5th, 2018|

Drieziek is located in Orange Farm, approximately 40km from Johannesburg CBD, with communities primarily depending on public transport to travel to places of work, education and public amenities. The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) on behalf of the City of Johannesburg Transport department has commenced with the implementation of a public transport facility and the construction will be completed by 2019. [...]

  • JDA Our City, Our Block Technical Assistance Phase Close Out & Hand-over

JDA Our City, Our Block: Technical Assistance Phase Close Out & Hand-over

October 18th, 2018|

Construction on the Turffontein storm water upgrade is currently underway. The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) completed phase 1A and are busy with phase 1B of the project. The design of the storm water system is in line with the Joburg Roads Agency’s (JRA) modern storm water system. Launched in October 2017, The JDA’s Our City Our Block initiative called for [...]