Road ready for development
New and Old Dunbar Road communities have agreed to development proposals
that have been presented to them by the project management team.
The team, which is made up of Metro Housing officials and the CMDA,
has speeded up the construction schedule.
water will soon be a thing of the past for Dunbar residents.
will deliver 1 316 single and double-storey housing units. Workshops
with communities are being held to provide them with relevant information
about the development.
It is anticipated that construction of the first housing units will
commence in May this year. Approximately 240 families have already
been relocated to the North and South housing project in Booth Road
to make way for the construction of services. Another 145 units
will be built later this month to allow for more relocations.
Construction of a loop road which will link Wiggins Road and Dunbar
Road will begin in March.
Local contractors will get an opportunity to participate in the
project. They will undergo a screening process to determine their
strengths and weaknesses with the aim of assisting contractors who
"More often than not you will discover that some contractors
have construction skills only and lack administrative and production
skills. The aim will be to develop them so that they can apply for
tenders competitively," said project manager Lawrence Pato.
Work on the processing of sales will start soon.
Residents are asked to be co-operative and come forward with the
relevant information when required to avoid delays.
(left) Lawrence Pato, Nivan Sukan of Devru Construction and Community
Liaison Officer Sydney Ngidi are part of the team which is bringing
a better way of life to the Dunbar community.