Hatfield, Pretoria

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Hatfield
Hatfield is located in Gauteng
Hatfield
Hatfield
Hatfield is located in South Africa
Hatfield
Hatfield
Hatfield is located in Africa
Hatfield
Hatfield
 Hatfield shown within Gauteng
Coordinates: 25°44′53″S 28°14′17″E / 25.748°S 28.238°E / -25.748; 28.238Coordinates: 25°44′53″S 28°14′17″E / 25.748°S 28.238°E / -25.748; 28.238
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Tshwane
Main Place Pretoria
Area[1]
 • Total 1.97 km2 (0.76 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 9,274
 • Density 4,700/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 50.8%
 • Coloured 2.5%
 • Indian/Asian 5.3%
 • White 39.9%
 • Other 1.4%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 33.1%
 • Afrikaans 28.9%
 • Tswana 7.0%
 • Zulu 6.0%
 • Other 25.0%
Postal code (street) 0083
PO box 0028
University of Pretoria's Administration building ("Die skip") on its Hatfield campus

Hatfield is a suburb in Pretoria, South Africa with a high density of students and student accommodation due its proximity to the University of Pretoria's main campus.

Notable Restaurants, Clubs And Bars[edit]

Notable clubs and bars in Hatfield

  • Aandklas (Rock Bar and Music Venue)
  • The Blue Room Hatfield (Restaurant and Lounge)
  • Springbok (pub)
  • Dros in Springbok Park (Close to the Hatfield Gautrain Station)

Word is that the Hatfield square will soon include a residential building for student accommodation. Start and completion date for the project are not yet known.

As there 3 new residential student buildings going up in close proximity to the Hatfield square, namely Duncan Court on Park Street and Hatfield Studios on Burnett Street it would seem that there is some truth to this info.

Facilities[edit]

Hatfield Plaza is a local shopping centre, housing the area's major grocery and convenience store, a Pick 'n Pay. Recent developments have seen the construction of a second shopping centre combined with high-rise residential buildings, jointly named The Fields. Hatfield also houses one of the main stations for the Gautrain, South Africa's premiere mass rapid transit railway. Burger King & Dominos Pizza in the fields are 2 American fast foods restaurants which have recently opened in Hatfield.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Hatfield". Census 2011.