Wilson Road garages – gone!

The unused City-owned garages in Wilson Road, which have been attracting a lot of nefarious activities, are at last being demolished by the council.

This follows many months of complaints by residents in the area, especially after the property was vandalised, leaving the garage doors open for people to sleep, lurk or deal in. Residents also complained that criminals would hide out there after committing crimes in the area.

Picture of Wilson Road garages without garage doors

Picture: Julian Emdon on Wynberg Sector 1 ALERT Forum. Julian is a professional photographer and videographer and a resident of Wilson Road.

People without scruples have also been using the field in front of the garages as a dumping ground for their rubbish.

Picture of rubbish dumped on the field

Picture: Kate Cluer

Read more: People’s Post reports on Wilson Road

The garages are being removed by the City’s Facilities Management and Maintenance Department.

Demolition of garages under way

Picture: Julian Emdon


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