Neighbourhood News Update: 23 April 2021

Our neighbourhood contributes to Table Mountain fire relief

A big thank you to everyone who helped in assisting those affected by the Table Mountain fire. Over two days, we managed to provide thousands of sandwiches and meals. Makers landing was used as a space for students to work, while Breakwater Lodge provided emergency accommodation.

Our restaurants also opened their doors to those in need of meals, and we worked with the Gift of the Givers to distribute donations received by the public.

On Tuesday, the MEC for Finance and Economic Opportunities, David Maynier visited the property to find out more about our combined efforts. Read his full speech here.


New partnership set to boost ocean economy

Front row left to right: David Green, CEO, V&A Waterfront;  Bruce Tedder, Founding Director, BlueCape; Mayoral Committee Member, Alderman James Vos.

Back row left to right: Andre Blaine Executive Manager: Marine and Industrial, V&A Waterfront; Ann Lamont, V&A Waterfront; Vanessa Davidson, Director, BlueCape; Lance Greyling, Director: Enterprise and Investment, City of  Cape Town; Faith Kolala, Head: Sector, Investment and Trade, City of Cape Town.

Launched yesterday, BlueCape is a partnership between the V&A Waterfront and the City of Cape Town aiming to unlock the value within the oceans economy. This will be done by focusing on three marine industries namely; marine manufacturing, ocean sports and superyachts. Click here to read more.


Upcoming events

The popular V&A Waterfront Record Fair is back tomorrow, 24 April from 10:30am, while the Zeitz MOCAA team will have a pop up activation on 25 and 27 April from 10am. Both events take place in the passageway behind the Cape Wheel.


Footfall update

We continue to see an increase in visitor numbers at the swing bridge – indicating that even more office workers have returned. The average daily footfall across the property is now just over 30k people per day.