Application for rezoning: Six storey high, dense student housing

  Developers have put in an application to change the zoning of the strip of land between Campus Square and Streatley Avenue, Auckland Park, (the empty strip of land north of Campus Square) to allow for six storey high student housing for the University of Johannesburg.   This piece of land was specifically zoned as a buffer zone between the historical residential area, which has +/-6 properties over 100 years […]

 

The Big Melville Clean-Up Project

After the very successful GEM Clean-Up organized by the Melville Security Initiative earlier this year, the Melville Residents’ Association through its Physical Environment Portfolio walked through Melville in order to further identify areas that requires clean-up. According to Lee Shaw-Newland, the amount of litter around MelPark Primary school is shocking, ” We have engaged with the school and will be working closely with teachers & staff, involving the pupils to […]

 

Melville Community Pub Quiz Nite!

  Time for some fun! The Melville Residents’ Association hereby challenges the Melville Security Initiative & the residents of Melville to bring their A-Game for a night of fun at Nuno’s Restaurant and take part in the Melville Community Pub Quiz night! All the participants pay R20 entrance which goes into the pot for the 3 winning teams. Ready your teams, come and meet the MRA & MSI Committees and […]

 

Impromptu clean-up on Main Rd

The Melville Residents’ Association through its Physical Environment Portfolio initiated an impromptu clean-up today. Willem Prinsloo and his team focused mainly on Main Road picking up litter and taking down of not only illegal but also legal posters that reached their expiry date. Says Prinsloo “Today’s clean-up on Main Road includes both sides from 4th avenue down towards 9th. We have identified this as the dirtiest in the area over […]

 

Gauteng Liquor Board Hearing: Swagga Breweries t/a Swagga Pub

The Gauteng Liquor Board has made available a date for the hearing of the application for Pub Liquor Licence by Swagga Breweries:     Date:                     01 December 2015 Time:                     10h00 Place:                    124 Main Street, Johannesburg; 2000 (2nd Floor) All objectors are advised to attend this hearing.    

 

MRA's Draft Objection for Shisa Namya

  The Melville Residents’ Association’s draft objection for the liquor licence application for Shisa Namya is now available for download.   Residents are welcome to download and use the MRA’s Draft Objection to Shisa Nyama Restaurant Liquor Licence. Just Download, Print, Date & Sign and drop off at Postnet as per the objection process; alternatively you are still welcome to write your own to submit.    

 

Liquor Licence Application Notice: Restaurant Licence - Shisa Namya

The Melville Residents’ Association would like to bring the following Liquor Application to the attention of the Melville Community. Applicant Name:  Orifile Investment (PTY) LTD Intended Trading Name: Shisa Namya Melville Address & Location: 08 Main Road, Melville Type of Licence: Restaurant Agent for Orifile Investment (PTY) LTDs:  Lehlaga Sebake – moc.oohaynull@agalhelekabes A copy of the application form is available for download:Shisa Namya Application date:  06 November 2015 Closing Date […]

 

Gauteng Liquor Board Hearing: Stones Melville

Please take notice of this amended summons to Stones, Melville, 18th & 19th of November 2015 at 08:30 Issue: To answer allegations that Stones-Melville is contravening the provisions of the Liquor Act and the Regulations in that the premises are operated until 04:00 instead of 02:00 The premises are operated as a Night Club in clear contravention of the type of licence issued by the board Noise proliferation or nuisance. […]

 

Liquor Application Update: The Countess

In line with our policy on liquor licences, objecting to all liquor applications, the MRA Committee engaged with the applicant for The Countess at 27 Boxes in regards to the liquor licence sought by it and its intended operations. This engagement bore fruit in the form of an agreement between the MRA Committee and the applicant which sets out terms and conditions to be incorporated in the licence which is […]

 

27Boxes Interested Residents Group

The arrival of 27 boxes on our doorstep has brought both opportunities and challenges for residents, especially those living near to the development. The MRA, through its physical environment committee, has decided to form a subcommittee made up of interested and affected residents, which will focus on 27 boxes with a view to: recording and investigating complaints about noise, crime, traffic congestion and other disturbances; obtaining information from the authorities […]