Sep 21 2009
Crawford is a suburb of Cape Town located to the East of the City Centre (CBD) on the Cape Flats with a community that is as stable and diverse as Athlone – predominantly middle income and of Muslim and Christain faiths.
Crawford is made popular by it’s offering of a great variety of churches, mosques, and temples; it’s easy access to the main transport routes to Cape Town; easy access to schools; and the great variety of malls and shops such as Kenilworth Centre, Gatesville Shopping Center, and Vangate Shopping Mall.” says area specialist Russell Heynes of PRO-PROP.
On average, the people of Crawford move twice in their lifetime, and the average homeowner has their original home (or they are at there 2nd home). The younger buyers, of which there has been a great demand from the Muslim community, like living close to their parents – where they can be independent and bring their children up with traditional values.
Crawford boasts the College of Cape Town and the City Park Stadium.