Big changes are on the cards for the Philippi area as the Airports Company of South Africa has just been granted environmental approval for its R3.18 billion plans to realign the runway at Cape Town International Airport.
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A meeting of informal traders in the Philippi East area has given traders an opportunity to express their views on the impact of changes coming to the area that are likely to affect their business operations in the near future.
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The management of the peace officer project in the Philippi area has been taken over by the City of Cape Town Law Enforcement office. This follows the pilot phase of the peace officer project in terms of which PEDI had agreed to give the officers space for their base station at the PEDI office.
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The Western Cape Industrial Symbiosis Programme will be hosting it's 8th Business Opportunity Workshop on Wednesday, 28 September 2016. This event includes a focus on Philippi. See here for your invitation.
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The City of Cape Town has unveiled its vision for a massive new MyCiTi interchange in the heart of Philippi that is set to transform the area fundamentally. Announcing the plan yesterday, Mayoral Committee member for transport Brett Herron gave details of how the City hopes the convergence of of six MyCiTi routes on the corner of Eisleben Road and Govan Mbeki Road will be a catalyst to spark development in the area.
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PEDI is delighted to announce that we have taken up offices in the Philippi Village precinct. We are excited to now be located in this busy hub in the heart of Philippi East .
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Young entrepreneurs with great ideas are invited to pitch their ideas to the SAB KickStart Truck that will be at Philippi Village this Friday, 24 June 216, or to enter online before 15 July to win business assistance.
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Philippi is set to become a focus for development of a metal industry cluster, particularly in the area of metal furniture manufacture, after a City of Cape Town study showed that this industry is already taking shape in the area and could be consolidated to boost the local economy.
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A pilot project to deploy a team of specially trained law enforcement officers to the Philippi East area was launched at the Philippi Business Retention and Expansion summit hosted by PEDI on 17 April.
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Planners from a range of departments from the City of Cape Town gathered at Philippi Village to hear from researchers about the key services that Philippi needs to be able to grow.
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