Boksburg on the East Rand of Gauteng has a number of well-established or quaint-old suburbs. When gold was discovered in Boksburg around 1887 a town was in the making. The Angelo Hotel which existed in 1887 was the staging post for the region and situated on the Main Reef Road that connected to most of the town being developed in Witwatersrand. A further notable fact to Boksburg is The Hercules Mine Shaft in Boksburg was the deepest mine shaft in the world.
Impala Park is a suburb of Boksburg thus has its roots somewhere in the industrial and mining related industries. Today the economy has diversified with the playing field changed from mining to manufacturing of which one prominent industry is aircraft assembly and component manufacturing. The Impala fighter aircraft which was designed in Italy became the source of household income to residents of Impala Park through the then Atlas Aircraft Corporation, hence the name Impala Park.
Classified as a middle-class suburb Impala Park has a lot to offer for most home buyers consider this region of Gauteng or the East Rand.
A mixed property usage consisting of freestanding homes with a favourable price range is ideal for established and first time buyers in the upper range of the middle-class and townhouses and apartments offer a stable base to enter the property market from and upgrade to larger family homes once the need arises.
The prime location of Impala Park is one of its major assets as the suburb is close to not only industrial hubs, malls ad schools but also commercial hubs which are access by major highways like the N12 which connects to the R21/ R24 interchange and further down onto the N3 bringing commercial hubs like Midrand, Bedfordview, Bryanston and Sandton that much closer.
Being a well-established suburb brings access to reputable schools to the doorstep. Here is a list of some nearby schools; Summerfield Primary School, Benoni High School, Wordsworth High School and St Columba’s School.
Impala Park has access to malls such as East Rand Mall, East Rand Retail Park and Atlas Mall.
Take a tour of the homes in Impala Park via the Myroof web-site.