Bellville

The Twelve-mile post along the road between Cape Town and Stellenbosch

History of Bellville

Bellville, halfway between Cape Town and Stellenbosch 

Belville is 12 miles from Cape Town so was the 12 myl pos on Maitland road. A post office at 11 Mylpos Maitland Road was opened in 1853 and probably included an inn. Hardekraaltjie as it was known then was a wagon rest for farmers on the way to Cape Town with their produce.

. This name was changed when the new village of Belleville was established in 1861 named after Charles Bell who was the surveyor-general. The railway line from Cape Town to Strand and Stellenbosch reached Belville in 1862 The station was called Durban Road in 1886 as it served the nearby Durbanville but this was changed back to Belville in 1904.

Suburbs of Bellville

Amanada Glen, Bellair, Beroma, Bloemhof, Blommendal, Blomtuin, Bosbell, Boston, Chrismar, De la Hey, Door de Kraal, Eversdal Glenhaven, Groenvallei, Heemstede, Hoheizen, Kanonberg, Kenridge, La Rochelle, Labiance, Loevenstein, Mimosa, Oakdale, Oakglen, Oude Westhof, Protea Valley, Ridgeworth, Rosendal, Stellenberg, Stellenridge, Stellenryk, Stikland, Tygerberg Hills, van Riebeeckshof, Vredelust, Vredenburg and Welgemoed

The postcode for Bellville is 7530 and the numberplate prefix is CY

Things to see and do in Bellville

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WEATHER IN BELLVILLE TODAY

 

Useful Numbers in Bellville

  • Police:  021 918 3000
  • Traffic department: 021 444 8258
  • Fire: 021 444 8279
  • `Water: 0860 103 089
  •  Electricity:0860 103 089
  • Ambulance: 10177
  • Post office; 021 945 3900

Tygervalley 021 914 1701

Welgemoed 021 913 3484

  • Welgemoed residents association. info@welgemoed.org.za
  • Huguenot Square Community centre:021 400 3507
  • Proteaville Recreation Community Centre: 021 444 0265
  • Closest hospital/clinic; Melomed private hospital021 948 8131 ; Mediclinic Louis Leipoldt021 957 000; Karl Bremmer Hospital- 021 918 1911 ; Marie Stopes Bellville080 011 7785;Reed Street Day clinic021 946 3790 ; Medicross Bellville021 948 5721 ; Kasselvlei Community Health centre 021 951 2326

: Bellville Primary School- 021 948 5241

The Settlers High School-021 948 6116

Hoërskool Bellville- (021) 948 1801

D.F. Malan High School-021 948 8781

Laerskool Bellville-Noord-021 948 3654

Laerskool Bellpark Primary School-021 919 0002

Labiance Primary School-021 949 9740

Boston Primary School-021 948 2526

Bellville Technical High School-021 948 6951

Laerskool Welgemoed Primary School-021 913 2104

Laerskool Totius- 021 948 3944

Bellville Noord Primary School-021 948 3654

Vredelust Primary School-021 948 3051

Bellville-Suid Primary School-021 951 5870

Holy Cross Sisters’ School-021 919 4734

Excelsior Primary School-021 948 4797

Stellenberg High School-021 919 1029

La Rochelle Pre-Primary-021 919 4506

Winsley Primary School-021 951 1441

Westcliff Special Secondary School-021 948 4877

 

 

 

 

 

 

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