When Tshwane Mayor, Randall Williams, recently met with Denmark ambassador, Tobias Elling Rehfeld, a hydropower initiative at Salvokop and green transport were among the topics discussed as part of efforts to regenerate the inner city. “Salvokop presents a special opportunity,” said Williams. “It was selected because it is located close to transport stations which has different modes of transport.”

According to Williams, there is an opportunity to integrate these transport modes and link Salvokop with the Pretoria CBD. Salvokop provides the opportunity for a mixed-land-use development, with offices, residential areas, possible retail outlets, restaurants and heritage buildings.

“This project has the potential to significantly change the urban landscape of the area through numerous initiatives which focus on sustainable development.”

The meeting came after Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s announcement of an integrated precinct development in Salvokop, as part of Tshwane’s inner-city regeneration programme.

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