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Important numbers

Police023 414 2157
Fire Brigade023 414 8176
Municipality023 414 8100
Hospital023 414 8200
Doctor023 414 2318
Disaster Management023 449 4467
Tourism023 449 1055
Traffic023 415 8100
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Important numbers

Police 023 414 2157
Fire Brigade 023 414 8176
Municipality 023 414 8100
Hospital 023 414 8200
Doctor 023 414 2318
Disaster Management 023 449 4467
Tourism 023 449 1055
Traffic 023 415 8100

Investor Relations

Overview

Making the right choice for the future of your business or your family is never easy. There is so much to consider: from the local infrastructure to business support and transport links in the area. Read on to learn more.

Top 5 reasons for investing in the Central Karoo

  • The Central Karoo District has a strong agriculture base for sheep and goats
  • It has a growing Tourism sector
  • Currently mineral and natural gas reserves are under-utilised
  • The N1 key arterial has thousands of potential customers passing
  • The Central Karoo District is also characterised as a quiet, peaceful area with beautiful sunsets, clean air and vast open land

Commercial property

Contact the following vendors for more information on commercial property within the region.

Business support

Finance

We have four (4) major banks within our region: FNB, ABSA, STANDARD BANK and NEDBANK. Our two smaller banks include CAPITEC and AFRICAN BANK.

Business registrations

For information on business registrations and protecting your intellectual property visit the Companies and Intellectual Property commission website on http://www.cipc.co.za/

Incentives

Visit the Government Portal for information on business incentives on http://www.investmentincentives.co.za/

Transport links

  • Road:

Beaufort West is easily accessed by road as it lies on the N1 between Cape Town

(460 km) and Bloemfontein (515 km). Beaufort West’s biggest neighbouring towns are

George (260 km) and Oudtshoorn (198 km).

  • Air :

George Airport is about 260 km away and provides a variety of daily flight options.

Beaufort West Airport (10 km) can only accommodate chartered flights at the moment.

  • Rail:

The area can be reached by train from most of the main centres. Train schedules and information can be obtained from:

  • the Beaufort West Station (Tel: 023 449 2156)
  • Shosholoza Meyl: 086-0008888
  • Blue Train: 021-4492672 (Cape Town) or 012-334 846 (Pretoria)

Lifestyle

The Central Karoo District has a thriving cultural life.

Contact us:

Mr Stefanus Jooste

Municipal Manager

Tel: 023 440 1000

Fax: 023 415 1253

Email: manager@skdm.co.za

Last published 23 February 2016