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The Orchards

Afrikaans name: Rosslyn

Busy shopping centre

The Orchards

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The Orchards is a residential area that forms part of Akasia. Rosslyn is a large industrial area nearby which provides jobs for many of the residents.

The Orchards was the first development in the greater Akasia. A residential area was established there in 1904.

The Dutch Reformed Church is an impressive landmark in the area.

Church in The Orchards

Above - Dutch Reformed Church in The Orchards

Photo © Steven Herbert



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