Keep Earl Street an Open, Green, Community Space!

In 2017, the City of Cape Town declared its intention to develop six social housing sites in Woodstock. Four of them are in a 250m radius around Earl Street. Despite not being consulted at the time, the community, its civic and stakeholders have supported five of the six social housing projects:

  • The land has been released for (1) New Market Street and (2) St James is in the approval stages.
  • (3) Pine Road and (4) Dillon Lane have been approved and are waiting to break ground by the allocated social housing institution, SOHCO.
  • (5) Heritage Western Cape (Heritage WC) has given the go-ahead for the former Woodstock Hospital to be developed into social housing…