The City of Cape Town on
Monday applied for leave to appeal the judgment and order that stops it from
evicting residents and demolishing homes in South Road to make way for the
Wynberg MyCiTi route.
The City considers the
judgment handed down by Acting Judge AJ Weinkove in the Western Cape High Court
two weeks ago, unclear.
Mayoral Committee Member on
Transport for Cape Town Councillor Brett Herron explained “after considering
the court order and the judgement we have decided to appeal the judgement.”
Meanwhile Wynberg residents
have expressed their disappointment with the city’s decision.
The proposed South Road/Brodie
Road MyCiti route would affect up to 100 properties and turn Main Road into a
one way system.
South Roads family
association’s Laurie Peregrino said in Brett Herrons statement Herron said that, “The court was not clear on what was said and that the court did not give them a
proper guideline in terms of what is required of them to do in terms of public
They are the Municipality,
they should know what to do, Peregrino concluded.
Labels: City appeals judgement in South Roads, Wynberg case