Tshwane has no plans to phase out gated suburbs

Independent Newspapers has reported on the City of Tshwane's decision, that it's not going to scrap the idea of gated communities anytime soon.

In fact, the number of applications for gated communities is said to be increasing.

Tshwane ward councillor Siobhan Muller says some of the areas where residents want gated communities include the northern suburbs.

The northern suburbs, northern townships, in Eersterus, Mamelodi...

Siobhan Muller, Tshwane ward councillor

The only reason that the rationalisation of local government act gives, is for security, so that is in fact the only and primary reason why any closure is allowed.

Siobhan Muller, Tshwane ward councillor

Actual violent crime dropped phenomenally so there is a definite place for it.

Siobhan Muller, Tshwane ward councillor

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