PHASE 1 HERITAGE IMPACT ASSESSMENT FOR THE PROPOSED ESTABLISHMENT OF A MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT ON THE REMAINDER OF PORTION 1 OF THE FARM RIETFONTEIN 61-IR JOHANNESBURG METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY (ALSO REFERRED TO AS THE PROPOSED LINKSFIELD MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT)
The Gauteng Department of Local Government and Housing (Human Settlements) in collaboration with private partners proposes the establishment of a mixed-use township encompassing Residential, Commercial, Light Industrial, Educational, Community, Retail, Offices and Mixed Use on the site earmarked for development. The project is called the proposed Linksfield Mixed-Use Development.
Graves and buildings older than sixty years are present in the area earmarked for development.
This project may impact on any types and ranges of heritage resources that are outlined in Section 3 of the National Heritage Resources Act, 1999 (Act No. 25 of 1999) subsequently a Phase 1 Heritage Impact Assessment was commissioned by Century Property Developments and conducted by Leonie Marais (Heritage Practitioner)/Archaetnos Archaeologists and Heritage Consultants.
The Site Development Plan (SDP) was recently finalised thus this application.
Report by: AC van Vollenhoven & L marais-Botes