Blackheath at a glance
The Blackheath industrial node is situated within the greater Kuilsriver area and is well-known for being one of Cape Town’s most established and best located industrial areas. It is situated on the Stellenbosch arterial near the famous Cape Winelands and in close proximity to the N1 and N2 via the R300. It is also located close to the suburbs of Bluedowns and Bellville and the preferred industrial location for many businesses in the Western Cape.
The popular industrial zone of Blackheath is known for its industrial and commercial activity, and it comes as no surprise that many prominent successful businesses have decided to call Blackheath home. Leading businesses such as Peninsula Beverages (Coca-Cola Western Cape), HomeChoice, Colab and Value Logistics have decided to base their main distribution points and warehouses here. They have undoubtedly had a great influence on this area and in turn, it has created ongoing interest in the area for prospective tenants or investors in the industrial property sector for many years.
Industrial/Business Developments and Parks
With large amounts of power available, Blackheath caters for both warehousing distribution and manufacturing. This is just one of the reasons the area is home to an increasing number of industries and property investors. One of its more recent developments includes Range Industrial Park – an A-grade, modern industrial space offering a total of 9 000 sqm lettable space.
Blackheath offers excellent public transport access including its own train station. It also enjoys convenient access to highways and main roads and boasts multiple public schools. Some of these include Blackheath Primary School, Blackheath Secondary School and Dennemere Primary School. The nearest hospitals are Netcare Kuilsriver Hospital (only 6,1 km away from Blackheath) and Eerste River Hospital (located 7,2 km away). The area is proudly serviced by the Blackheath Improvement District, which includes top-up security and cleaning services. Membership to the Blackheath Improvement District is open to all the property owners within the Blackheath CID footprint.
Distance from key points (Airport/CBD)
Blackheath in Kuilsriver is situated roughly 19.4 km from Cape Town International Airport and it’s believed to take roughly 19 minutes to get here. The Cape Town CBD is situated roughly 32.6 km from the Blackheath industrial node and takes roughly 29 minutes travel time. Note: These times may differ depending on traffic and roadworks.
The nearby Zevenwacht Mall is a 40 057 sqm regional shopping Centre with over 100 high-quality stores including supermarkets, fashion boutiques, homeware stores, a food court and cinema complex. This one-stop shopping destination trades from Monday to Saturday 09:00 – 19:00, Sundays and public holidays 09:00 – 17:00.
Due to its central location, Blackheath is easy to acces via various modes of transport, including Cape Metrorail via the northern line, Golden Arrow bus services, local minivan taxis or private transport.
Blackheath has a lot to offer in terms of industrial and commercial locations for small, medium and large scale businesses. Its key location and accessibility to both the N1 and N2 highways, as well as various commercial and residential areas makes it a desirable choice for businesses looking for a central distribution point. Buying or renting industrial property in Blackheath is therefore an excellent investment for any industrial operation and property here are always in high demand. API Property specialises in industrial and commercial property throughout South Africa. Our brokers are experts within the industry and highly knowledgeable of the areas we operate in. API Property has many exciting listings available to buy or rent in Blackheath. If you are interested in starting your next operation out of this highly favourable industrial node, get on the on phone today and let an API broker help you find the ideal location in Blackheath. We look forward to hearing from you.