Sails ahoy for Mostert’s Mill: Restoration project nears the finishing line


Mostert’ Mill’s wind shaft and sails were installed on Wednesday 1 March.PHOTO: Supplied

Nettalie Viljoen – 7 March 2023

One devastating wildfire and two years later, Mostert’s Mill is once again looking like a windmill.

The mill, located next to Philip Kgosana Drive in Mowbray, was badly damaged in a runaway fire that broke out on Sunday 18 April 2021.

Within a few days of the blaze, Friends of Mostert’s Mill (FoMM) began to rally behind the restoration of the heritage building, raising funds and overseeing the reconstruction process…