Ekurhuleni is a vast suburban sprawl that consists of a large number of suburbs.
One predominant factor in deciding which suburb to reside in is the location which in many instances depends on the proximity to the major industrial hubs on the east rand. There are of course people employed within the commercial sector and even then the location is generally of benefit as all the major roads connect to commercial hubs too.
The various suburbs also all have a degree of status which depends greatly on demand, age, architecture and sales stats.
Due to the age of Northmead the architecture is varied from conventional, classic and contemporary which also sets a varied pricing structure thus attracting a larger interest to the suburb.
For renovators there are a number of period homes which offer huge potential with wood flooring, pressed ceilings and the bay windows that were all the rage in the 50’s and 60’s.
Service delivery to Northmead is dependable and regular which is an indication that the suburb is well-managed. This is also reflected in the neat sidewalks. Many of the homes are on spacious stands which speak of a familial atmosphere and there is a sense of tranquility to the suburb which will appeal to the older and younger generation with children.
Major industrial hubs close to Northmead are Boksburg East Industrial, Dunswart, Jet Park, Isando and Elandsfontein.
There are a number of well-established schools servicing Northmead such as Benoni High School, Ashton International College and Northmead Primary School.
There are some exclusive malls within easy access of Northmead such as East Rand Mall, East Gate Shopping Centre, Lakeside Mall and Northmead Square.
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