Bothasig

History of Bothasig, originally Bosmansdam, a “white” township.

History of Bothasig

Province:  Western Cape

Coordinates  33°51′34″S 18°32′23″E
Municipality: City of Cape Town
Area: 4.07 km2

Bothasig sometimes called ‘The Sig’ is a suburb in the Northern part of greater Cape Town, close to the N7. It was established on the farm Bosmansdam and was called Bosmansdam until the name was changed in 1966 and named after PW Botha who was prime minister and who then became State president of the Republic of South Africa.

The postcodes for Bothasig are 7441 (streets) and 7406 (boxes)

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Things to do and see in Bothasig

  • Bothasig Dog park, adam Tas road
  • Bothasig fynbos Nature reserve Bosmansdam road 021 444 8971
  • De Grendel Park 2 Outdoor Gym  Swellengrebel Avenue, Bothasig

 

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Useful Numbers in Bothasig

  • Police: 021 559 9400
  • Crime protection Forum0215599400
  • Traffic department: milnerton 021 550 1312
  • Fire: Milnerton fire dept; 021 400 6949
  • Water: 0860 103 089
  • Electricity: 0860 103 089
  • Ambulance: 10177 or resq medix 074 173 7283
  • SPCA: Cape town grassy park021 700 4140
  • Library; 021 400 2757
  • Bothasig community hall:  021 558 4055
  • Neighbourhood watch
  • Residents association  bothasigra@gmail.com
  • Schools:

Bosmansdam high; 021 558 1070
Bosmansdam primary 021 558 7110

Wolraad Woltemade primary 021 558 3600
Tafelburg school – 021 558 2405

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