A REPORT ON A HERITAGE IMPACT ASSESSMENT FOR A PROPOSED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT ON ERVEN 768, 769 AND RE 770, MENLO PARK, CITY OF TSHWANE, GAUTENG PROVINCE
Archaetnos cc was appointed by Swart & Associates Architects to conduct a heritage impact assessment for a proposed residential development on erven 768, 769 and RE 770 in Menlo Park. This is in the City of Tshwane, Gauteng Province.
The project firstly entails the consolidation of the three erven, then the demolition of existing buildings on the three properties and hereafter a residential development. This consist of 153 units (Residential 4), combined into four levels as well as a parking area and landscaped gardens.
Some of the existing buildings on the properties are older than 60 years, but has been adapted over the years to such an extent that it has no inherent heritage importance left. Also nothing else of heritage importance was noted.
The applicable social consultation has also been done, consisting of site notices and newspaper advertisements. No comments were received.
The development may therefore continue. It is recommended that this HIA report be approved by the PHRA-G and that the demolition of the existing buildings on the three properties be approved.