Springs got its name from all the nearby springs in the area.
The Kreepy Krauly, one of the best worldwide household inventions has its roots in Springs. It was designed by a Belgian Congo expat, Ferdinand Chauvier. He was a hydraulics engineer who resided in Today, the Kreepy Krauly concept is used in over 90% of swimming pools worldwide.
Springs shares a novelty with Miami Florida, both suburbs share a collection of small art deco buildings and the collection in Springs is the second biggest in the world.
Springs is supported by large industrial suburbs cementing sustainability and growth. These include New Era, Nuffield and Fulcrum. Impala Platinum has its home in Springs. PFG Building glass, which is the producer of float glass, is located in Nuffield. Zincor, producing South Africa's total zink usage, is also stationed here. The only paper mill, Sappi Enstra, which is not located next to a river is erected in All of these make Springs unique.
Springs also has an Air Force Training and Maintenance base, located at Maryvale. This was a major draw card in the 80's for air force staff, at the height of the Angolan-South African war.
The properties in Springs compares to any residential suburb in Gauteng. All the amenities are on the doorstep, good schools and public services. Prices in and around Springs range from inexpensive to the more upmarket exclusive properties and offer good value for money and stable growth.
Carnival City Casino is a major attraction located in close proximity to Brakpan. Carnival City is one of only a few casinos in the Gauteng region.
Should you be looking to buy property in the east of Gauteng, it would be advisable to consider Myroof has a list of various properties on offer in Springs and surrounding suburbs.