Mooiplats was a farm owned by Claudius Marais de Vries which was renamed Laudium in the 60’s. The suburb was established in 1961when residents of Marabastad and Pretoria Central were relocated to Claudius and Laudium.
Today the suburb of Laudium is a thriving expanding suburb which is in demand for the residential property, value and the location of the suburb.
The Pretoria CBD is still the primary commercial hub for employment of the community but the suburb has its own commercial and retail hubs catering for the expanding community.
The misconception that the “township” connotation holds over removed suburbs should be dispelled as the properties in Laudium are comparable to any suburb in the greater Pretoria.
The property values are in line with the market trends which drive demand such as architecture, finishings, location and size.
There are affordable properties which could be viewed as stable investment prospects with buy-to-let investment in mind and restoration but for the rest the suburb has exclusive properties. The suburb does have a small commercial hub catering with the aim to get the suburb to be self sustaining in the long term.
The suburb has schools catering for educational needs like, Jacaranda Primary School, Hillside Primary School, Laudium Secondary School and Tshwane Muslim School to mention but a few. There are private schools within the suburb for those who deem education a long term investment.
The retail hubs that cater for the residents are the Pretoria CBD, Laudium Plaza, and Thaba Tshwane Centre.
Access to the suburb is convenient on many of the major roads highlighting the location of the suburb. The roads are convenient and most of the traffic can be avoided on the following roads Pierre van Ryneveld Road, Quagga Road and Maxwell Road.
Take a tour of the properties in Laudium via the Myroof website.