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Important numbers

Electricity023 414 8100
Water and Sanitation023 414 8100
Fire023 414 8100
Refuse023 414 8100
Traffic023 414 8100
Police: Beaufort West023 414 2157
Police: Nelspoort023 416 1888
Police: Merweville023 501 4005
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Electricity 023 414 8100
Water and Sanitation 023 414 8100
Fire 023 414 8100
Refuse 023 414 8100
Traffic 023 414 8100
Police: Beaufort West 023 414 2157
Police: Nelspoort 023 416 1888
Police: Merweville 023 501 4005

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 the schools and colleges in the area. Read on to learn more.

Approximately 7000 vehicles pass through Beaufort West per day. This figure doubles during peak holidays periods. There is also a railway line that runs parallel to the N1 highway. This railway is the lifeblood of towns such as Matjiesfontein, Laingsburg, Prince Albert, Leeu-Gamka and Nelspoort.

Top 5 reasons for investing in Beaufort West

  • The N1 and N2 national highways join in Beaufort West
  • Besides the well-designed road infrastructure, we are well positioned as a distribution centre for road freight.
  • The area is expansive and excellent opportunities exist for light industry, manufacturing, renewable energy and tourism.
  • We offer a safe and secure lifestyle with good schools and municipal services 
  • We are already home to the following industries:
    •  Agriculture
    •  Transport
    •  Manufacturing
    •  Finance and business
    •  Construction

Commercial property

There are various excellent estate agents and business brokers active in Beaufort West. A Google search or review of local newspapers will provide details of available commercial property.

Business support

Finance

Beaufort West has four (4) major banks, West 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/

Lifestyle

Beaufort West has a thriving cultural life. Visit our Community Services [hyperlink] section for information on schools, museums, sporting facilities and more.

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 8460 (Pretoria)

Contact us:

Municipal Manager
Tel: 023 414 8100

Email: admin@beaufortwestmun.co.za

Last published 10 March 2017