NEWSLETTER
June 2017

Regular operations are held in Triangle Farm with the various role players from SA Police Service, Traffic Services, Metro Police, Law Enforcement, Metal Theft Unit, Transnet, Zonewatch, ADT and GBS Security for visibility and to combat crime.

The Triangle Industrial CID held its 25th joint operation on the 23 March 2017. A total amount of 29 fines were issued and two structures were demolished on the public open space leading from Uranium Street. A further 12 “Stop and Search” were done and 9 verbal warnings were given for illegal railway crossing.

An article was placed in the Tyger Burger on the 28 September 2016.

In October 2016 there was an increase of robberies on the public open space leading from Uranium Street.
From the 1 November 2016 a security officer was deployed at the gate and turnstile with the CID’s trailer.
To date no further robberies were reported on the public open space.

Vehicles and taxis are still speeding and driving towards oncoming traffic in Brug Street in peak hour towards the intersection of Peter Barlow Road. Please see underlying photograph that has been brought to the attention of Traffic Services.

It would kindly be appreciated if the companies could inform their employees about the danger of overtaking on a barrier line as you are not only putting your own life at risk, but also the lives of other road users and pedestrians.

2.1 Removal of graffiti

Graffiti was noticed on the vibracrete wall leading to the public open space and on one ofthe buildings in Neutron Street. The graffiti was removed by Law Enforcement in October 2016.

 

2.2 Millings for roadway on POS

PPO Infrastructure TDA Cape Town supplied millings and sand for the roadway on the public open space for the security to patrol.

This was completed October 2016.

 

2.3 Public lighting

A request was submitted to the Public Lighting department to install lamp poles in Thermo Street due to insufficient lighting.

In February 2017 the lamp poles were installed and completed.

 

2.4 Bush clearing on POS

Regular requests are submitted to City Parks for the bush clearing on the public open space (Erf 12698) leading from Uranium Street to prevent crime.

Bush clearing was completed in April 2017.

 

2.5 Fire hydrants

A request was submitted to Fire Services and all the fire hydrants whose markings were faded was serviced in February 2017 which included cleaning, painting and general maintenance.

Any fire hydrant complaints i.e. leaks, markings and broken lids can be reported to Desmond Johnson (Fire Inspector) on 021-444 8294/8.

 

2.6 Millings for two parking areas

The City of Cape Town’s Transport and Urban Development Authority supplied the Triangle Industrial CID with millings for the two parking areas in Atomic and Tetra Street.

Atomic Street
Tetra Street

This was levelled and completed at the end of May 2017 by the CID’s Cleansing service.

 

2.6. SOCIAL PROJECT:

2.6.1. Recycling project

The Triangle Industrial CID launched a recycling project in April 2012 to assist a neighbouring school in Bellville-South with the assistance of the business associates in Triangle Farm. Funds generated from this project are used for repairs and upliftment projects at Winsley Primary School. This project will also reduce waste to our overloaded landfill sites.

The CID would like to thank the following companies for their assistance with the recycling project:
Belmet Marine, Purple Line Plastics, Cater Market, Country Building Supplies, IWT, Du Mori Marketing, RJ Consani, Quality Engineering Supplies, Roadmat, Maxicool, Maksal Tubes, Elasticos Yarns, Technichrome Engineering, Hilpak, Air Products, Transtech, Watertite Guttering, Hose Manufacturers, W-Tech, LA Body Works, Fibretek, GBS Security, Meyer & Ferreira, Excelsior Flanges, PEC Metering, Process Pipe, All Aluminium, Beekman Canopies, Copalcor, Northern Motor Engineers, Vebody, ZF Services, Cape Diggers, Labradoor Doors, and Multi Homes.

With the funds generated from this project 54 fluorescent lights and starters were purchased for the school in March 2017.

 

2.6.2. Donations

The Triangle Industrial CID would also like to thank the following companies for their kind donations to the school:

Watertite Guttering: Books – School library
African Lumber Traders: Books
S. Essop (Kenilworth): 2 Large boxes encyclopaedias
Invader Trailers: Magazines
LA Body Works: Books, stationery, etc.
RJ Consani: Books
Elasticos Yarns: 3 Large boxes lever arch files

Should you have any suggestions on improvements you would like to see in the Triangle Farm CID area, please
complete the attached “Suggestion Form" and forward to the CID Manager at lynette@trianglefarmcid.co.za.

It is important that every company has an Emergency Plan in place on their premises. The guidelines for an Emergency Evacuation plan and a Draft template for an Emergency Risk Management Plan compiled by the City of Cape Town, Disaster Risk Management can be found on the CID’s website on the “Awareness page".

Should you require any further assistance in this regard, you can contact:

Judy Haumann
Disaster Management Officer
021 983 2662 or 084 220 1400
Judy.Haumann@capetown.gov.za

The Triangle Industrial CID would like to encourage property owners to become members of the CID as your input is important to us. Membership is free of charge and entitles one to voting rights at the CID’s Annual General Meetings.

Please find attached application form for membership.
After completion, return to the CID office at Busaf Park No. 1, 21 Brug Street, Triangle Farm.

All property owners can advertise their property in Triangle Farm free of charge on the CID’s website under the “Property Talk page.

Please contact the CID Manager on 021-949 2800 and supply photograph and details of your property.

To promote your business on the “Business Promotion” page at a cost of R500.00 (Vat excl.) for 6 months, you can forward your advertisement to the CID Manager at lynette@trianglefarmcid.co.za.

7. Competition

The Triangle Industrial CID would like to encourage all property and business owners to please maintain their buildings and street frontages.

Competitions are held annually at the CID’s Annual General Meeting with overall winners receiving a floating trophy for the following categories:

• Company with the “best garden”
• Company with the “neatest building”
• and the “most improved building”

 

Congratulations once again to the winners/runner-up for 2016:-

Winner: “Neatest Building”
Bellville Truck Centre
Runner-up: “Neatest building”
Bagazio

 

Winner: “Best garden"
African Pipes, Valves & Fittings
Runner-up: “Best garden”
Woodways

 

Winner: “Most improved building”
Lanco Mouldings
Runner-up: “Most improved building”
PEC Metering


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The Triangle Industrial CID would also like to thank Mr. Runkel and Mr. Hanekom from Atlantic Fertilisers in Electron Street for donating compost for the trees and landscaping in Triangle Farm. Also a special thank you to Mr. Diener from Ringo’s Pub & Grill in Micro Street for sponsoring the refreshments for the CID’s Annual General Meeting.

Thank you to everyone for your support!

Lynette van Lill
Manager
Triangle Industrial CID
021-949 2800


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