Woodstock is a Heritage Area – the aesthetics of the area are protected by law, where changes to the street-scape (walls, fences, house façades) must have planning permission. Walls should be permeable (posts and railings, etc) to allow a consistency of appearance. A railing fence is also more secure – criminals can get up to… [Continue Reading]
Art or vandalism? Like porn, you know it when you see it… The graffiti art in Woodstock is getting tagged on, so let’s hope the artists come back for a touch-up.
While we may regret that the public swimming pool was eventually demolished, at least we now have a safe and pleasant place to take our kids, dogs and picnics. Kids party on Sunday 11 December.
The work UWRA does
We are working to unify, beautify and create a safe environment. Why? Because we love living in Woodstock, hands down Cape Town's best suburb. Want to find out more about us and what we … Read More >>
Building and renovating
Woodstock is a designated 'Heritage Area' - this means that the visual streetscape is seen as a cultural asset, and is protected by law. Anyone planning to renovate or build on their property is … Read More >>
This picturesque, charming and above all very central suburb in the Cape Town city bowl is a secret gem. Woodstock is one of the oldest suburbs in Cape Town, growing from a small hamlet called Papendorp at the turn of the 19th century into a vibrant, multi-cultured and very friendly … Read More >>