Application for residential rezoning: Up to four storey high, 48 bedrooms student housing - Erf 458 (5th Avenue), Melville

APPLICATION IN TERMS OF SECTION 21 OF THE JOHANNESBURG MUNICIPAL PLANNING BYLAW FOR THE REZONING OF ERF 458, MELVILLE, FROM RESIDENTIAL 1 TO RESIDENTIAL 3   Dear Melville residents, businesses, and interested parties, There is an application for rezoning at 6 5th Ave Melville (erf 458). The property is between Main Road and 3rd Street, 3rd property from Main Road on the same side as the old Melville Hotel (Roxy’s). […]


Notice of SGM - 2022

Dear Melville Community, First, thank you for your support for the MSI/APRA/MRA Community day, where Danny and Jonathan did a stellar job ensuring a safe roadway between suburbs. The last bit of the refuse will be removed within the next few days. We appreciate your support! Second, the hearing related to the application for a commune on Second Ave has been postponed. Many thanks for the hard work undertaken by […]


Online Vigil for Eric van Gils

Online Vigil for Eric van Gils 18th July 2021 @ 16:30


Passing of Eric van Gils

It is with deep regret that I inform you of the tragic passing of Eric Van Gils earlier today. Eric was a Director of the Melville Security Initiative (MSI) for the past 7 years, and a resident on 1st Avenue less than a block from 7th street. Over and above his dedication towards the security of Melville via the MSI, Eric was passionate about businesses in Melville, and would most […]


Liquor License Application: Rustic Flair Food and Events

Please be advised that another application for a liquor license in the Melville area was lodged with the Gauteng Liquor Board. This is for a Restaurant licence at 27 Boxes in 4th Avenue, Rustic Flair Food and Events – Application GLB 7000013388  Rustic Flair Liquor License Application The location of the proposed venue is at 27 Boxes. You all know that there are more than 40 liquor licenced premises within […]


Have your say with the MRA Team on ILoveMelville Live!

“The M.R.A show is a platform for Melville residents to have a voice within their own community. The show aims to provide all the necessary information that all residents need to know to ensure a healthy and safe environment for themselves. The show will also promote participation and interaction amongst Melville residents” WhatsApp the Studio: 066 013 4229 Live Streaming will only start at 19:00 every Wednesday  


Survey: Getting to know you

The Committee would love to hear from you so that we can get a better idea of what is most important to the residents of Melville. Please take a few minutes to answer the questions below and submit them so that together, we can make Melville Magnificent!   Create your own user feedback survey


In memory of Alf Koch

Dear Melville,   It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of one of our longtime residents, Alf Koch, who passed away yesterday morning.   Alf was a part of Melville for decades, born and raised here. As a true Melvillite, he participated in the MRA for many years. In his kind and gentle manner, he worked quietly to make Melville a safer, happier space for everyone. […]


A short message of hope and inspiration

A few business owners in Melville took some time to bring a short message of hope and inspiration to fellow business owners and residents. We hope you will enjoy this video made with love by Lorna Greyling    


Our Community - A letter by the MRA

Dear Melville Community, We are now fourteen days into the national lockdown and while cabin fever is likely setting in, our community is coming together, while staying at home, to flatten the curve and get through this pandemic sooner than later. Bon Jovi’s ‘Half Way There’ verse from Living on a Prayer is playing on repeat… Here are a few reminders to keep you, your family, and our community healthy. […]