Westridge Gardens

Morgenster Road, Mitchells Plain, Cape Town, South Africa
Morgenster Road Cape Town Western Cape 7802 ZA

Address: Morgenster Road, Mitchells Plain
Opening hours: Daily from 07:00 to 19:00 in summer (Sep – Mar)
Daily from 07:00 to 18:30 in winter (Apr – Aug)
Size: 14 hectares

Westridge Gardens situated in the residential part of Mitchells Plain, features a variety of botanically significant flora, including the indigenous Cape fynbos. There is a pathway for gentle walks, and the grassy areas provide ample space for picnics and taking wedding photographs. A skateboard ramp situated in the park attracts the younger section of the population, and is well frequented. Community concerts and festive programmes are held here annually, which include the popular summertime Concerts in the Park and the Mitchells Plain Festival.

Westridge Gardens has been undergoing continuous changes over the last few years. In 2010 it received a major boost when R200 000 was received from the Urban Renewal Fund grant and R103 000 from ward allocations in ward 78. Part of this funding went to establish a rose garden, which is now in full bloom.

The public open space in Westridge Gardens can be hired for events and small functions, and is frequently used for weddings and children’s parties. For more details on hiring the area see the brochure, and contact details.

Features

Variety of flora, including Cape fynbos
An indigenous dune
A rose garden
Water feature

Facilities

Play equipment that includes facilities for children with physical disabilities
Skateboard ramp and park
Grassed area
Public toilets
Benches
Footpaths / tracks
Cycling allowed
Dogs on leashes allowed
Parking
Fenced off / enclosed area

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