Meadowridge

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Meadowridge
Meadowridge is located in Western Cape
Meadowridge
Meadowridge
Meadowridge is located in South Africa
Meadowridge
Meadowridge
Coordinates: 34°2′S 18°27′E / 34.033°S 18.450°E / -34.033; 18.450Coordinates: 34°2′S 18°27′E / 34.033°S 18.450°E / -34.033; 18.450
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceWestern Cape
MunicipalityCity of Cape Town
Main PlaceCape Town
Area
 • Total1.34 km2 (0.52 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total2,519
 • Density1,900/km2 (4,900/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African5.2%
 • Coloured5.7%
 • Indian/Asian1.0%
 • White85.9%
 • Other2.3%
First languages (2011)
 • English90.1%
 • Afrikaans8.3%
 • Other1.6%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
7806
Area code021

Meadowridge is a suburb in Cape Town, South Africa. It is the second garden city in Cape Town and was officially opened on 23 March 1955.

Local shopping centres are Meadowridge Park 'n Shop and Meadowridge Shopping Centre (the first shopping centre). Nearby schools are Bergvliet Primary School, Sweet Valley Primary School and Bergvliet High School. Close by is the local football club, Meadowridge AFC.

Meadowridge is home to the Meadowridge Library, one of Cape Town's top circulating libraries, which serves Meadowridge and surrounding neighborhoods.

In years gone by the horse riding fraternity, notably Judge Blackwell's daughter used to bring her riding classes to the meadow just above the Ladies Mile circle, and have them gallop all the way to the council depot at the top before crossing over to Kreuplebosch to gallop through the vineyards.

The Meadowridge Sports Association, chaired for many years by Guy Taylor is the custodian of the football fields, the forest and the building currently occupied by the Sunny Skies nursery school.

References[edit]

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