Neighbourhood Developments

With 25 million annual visitors, the mixed-use V&A Waterfront is a panoramic working harbour with sought after commercial and residential space, retail, hospitality and leisure offerings. The 123 hectare property consists of 10 prominent districts each exuding a character, charm and purpose of its own that delivers on our neighbourhood vision. Here you can find out more about all the changes in our neighbourhood.

Canal District: A link to the city

Located a stone throw away from the CTICC and the rest of the city, the Canal District is home to many well-known retailers, commercial offices and is the perfect gateway to its neighbour the Silo District.

Canal District


South Arm District: An industrial gem

Passing the Silo District circle is where the South Arm district begins, an entry point into a rustic industrial working harbour that continues until Cabo Beach Club, one of Cape Town’s favourite watering hole.

Silo District: An art lover’s paradise

This award-winning district is our epicentre of arts and culture. Home to an internationally acclaimed museum and many attractions as well as popular events such as Silo concerts, Motor Show and much more.



Clock Tower District: A creative & cultural escape

Bordering a part of the V&A harbour fenced of by restaurants and scenic views, the Clock Tower district is an iconic landmark highlighted by a towering red building with a clock at the top.

Quays District: The heart of the V&A

One of our busiest districts consisting of a host of activities from performances at the Amphitheatre to busker entertainment and music travelling all the way to the Victoria Wharf Shopping centre entrance.



Marina District: Picturesque ocean backdrop

Surrounded by beautiful waterways and a fleet of yachts, the Marina is a scenic gem hidden between commercial offices, residential properties and the luxury One & Only hotel.

Dry Dock District: A working harbour

The epitome of what a working harbour is made of this district features a dock repair facility for large vessels which belongs to the Transnet National Ports Authority and right next to is a great mix of retail, attractions and a co-working space.



Pierhead District: Scenic views of the water

This is more the working area of the V&A Waterfront, but it is where you will find the helicopter companies that offer scenic flights around the Peninsula.

Granger Bay District: Ocean’s edge

Within proximity to the ocean the Granger Bay district features a popular boardwalk which runs adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean with beautiful views that look onto The Table Hotel & Robben Island.



Portswood Ridge District: The business hub

This district connects our neighbourhood to the rest of the Atlantic seaboard. The district has nearby office spaces and other V&A attractions.

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