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City hosts open day about upgrade of Chapel Street in District Six<p>One of the projects that has been identified in collaboration with the District Six community is the upgrade of Chapel Street to facilitate movement between Trafalgar Park, New Hanover Street and the CBD. </p><p>In May last year, the City hosted its first public open day to source comment on the concept design for Chapel Street.</p><p>'We are now ready to present the draft detailed design for the upgrade of Chapel Street to the local community, other residents, stakeholders and interested parties. This is the ideal opportunity for residents to see the changes we have incorporated since May 2023 to date, and to submit further comments. The intention of this project is to implement improvements that will benefit the community of District Six, and those visiting the area. I encourage residents, and the local community in particular, to please attend the open day and collaborate with us,' said the City's Deputy Mayor and Mayoral Committee Member for Spatial Planning and Environment, Alderman Eddie Andrews. </p><p><strong>The open day will be hosted as follows:</strong></p><ul><li>On Saturday, 24 February 2024 from 11:00 to 15:00, at the Lydia Centre for Memory on the corner of St Phillips and Chapel Streets, District Six</li></ul><p><strong>Submit comments:</strong></p><ul><li>Online at <a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/haveyoursay" target="_blank">www.capetown.gov.za/haveyoursay</a></li><li>Email: <a href="mailto:Public.Participation@capetown.gov.za" target="_blank">Public.Participation@capetown.gov.za</a> and use the reference 'Chapel Street Upgrade' in the subject line</li><li>The closing date for comments is 7 March 2024 </li></ul><p>'The draft detailed design also focuses on creating a pedestrian centred environment along Chapel Street. This includes interventions to make the road safer for pedestrians with traffic calming measures, narrowing the road itself, and widening the sidewalks. This is in addition to the planting of trees to lure people outside where they can interact with visitors and each other, and their neighbourhood,' said Alderman Andrews.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>End</strong></p><p><br></p>2024-02-15T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#40a3fc81-398b-4b43-9ae5-09062453094e;L0|#040a3fc81-398b-4b43-9ae5-09062453094e|planning;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb;GP0|#df7359f0-0d0f-46e0-b90f-d487358df9bb;L0|#0df7359f0-0d0f-46e0-b90f-d487358df9bb|district six10

 

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