As highlighted in the SDF 2040 Roodeport as secondary Metropolitan Sub-Centres that have a similar strong relationship to the Principal Metropolitan Sub-centres would be targeted for future economic growth.
The Roodepoort central business district (CBD), has experiences infrastructural decay in recent years.
The planning for a revitalisation strategy for the Roodeport CBD is to begin in 2017/18. There is however, very little capex allocated to this project in the outer years. Other current CBD Revitalisation sites include the Randburg CBD