Wynberg Improvement District

About Us


athol Manager of the Wynberg Improvement DistrictAthol Swanson is a born and bred Capetonian.  He has had a long and successful career in Property Development and Management.

After successfully managing the Constantia Village Shopping Centre for ten years, a change was in order and he took up the appointment as Manager of the Wynberg Improvement District, a position which he has held since 2003.

Athol has built good working relationships with appropriate officials in the City and also Wynberg’s SAPS Management which has led to a reduction of crime in the area.  His goal to make Wynberg a safe and clean place both for visitors and residents and an attractive investment opportunity to investors is well on its way to being realised.

To continue to assist with the revitalisation, promotion and urban management and provide an environment that is safe, clean and provides visitors and the Wynberg community with a pleasant shopping, working and living experience by topping up those services provided by the City.

In partnership with the City we will continue to work toward the economic upliftment of the area by maintaining a level of safety and cleanliness to promote the use of and investment in the area for both the retail, office and residential sector.

To attract shoppers and businesses to the area
To attract new investors and investment into the area
To encourage the maintenance and upgrading of private properties and public spaces in the area.
To assist with the management and solution to the issues of people living on the streets of Wynberg.

Annual General Meeting 2017

Annual General Meeting 2017

All the information and downloadable documents from the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on 30th November 2017.

Tougher water restrictions proposed

Tougher water restrictions proposed

The City of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee today, 19 January 2017, recommended that Council implement tougher water restrictions at its sitting next week. If approved by Council, these Level 3b restrictions will come into effect from 1 February 2017.

News Summer 2016/17

News Summer 2016/17

The Chairman, Directors and Management of the Wynberg Improvement District wish all a joyous festive season and look forward to serving you in 2017.


Carols in Maynard Park

Our Carols in Maynard Park will be taking place on Sunday, 3 December 2017. The evening is one of the highlights of our calendar and we encourage you, your friends and family to come along and enjoy this free community event!
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Twelfth Night at Maynardville Open-Air Theatre 2017

On the imagined island of Illyria, off the coast of Africa, a fresh take on Shakespeare`s unfading classic comes to life. Tuesday 17 January – Saturday 25 February.
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Romeo and Juliet at Maynardville Open-Air Theatre 2017

The ageless story of Romeo and Juliet plays out from Sunday 22 January – Sunday 26 February.
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