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Moving to Randburg? Useful Resources for Living and Working in Randburg

Moving to Randburg? Useful Resources for Living and Working in Randburg
August 18, 2020 gnuworld
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We offer a roundup of resources for living and working in Randburg.

Adapting to a new city is never easy. If you’ve recently relocated or are planning a move, we hope you find the information and links here helpful.

Also consider paying a visit to either of our Randburg branches, in Robindale or Blackheath.

Employment in Randburg

Try Careers24 and Career Junction if you’re looking for work in Randburg.

Sandton, with its myriad job opportunities, is also just 20 minutes away.

Business in Randburg

Randburg is a business node for both big business and small to medium enterprises (SMEs).

It’s home to company headquarters for, among others, MultiChoice (along with its companies SuperSport and M-Net), Guvon Hotels and Spas and Pizza Perfect.

It includes a number of popular mixed-use areas, with light industrial and commercial businesses.

Two useful contacts if you’re setting up a business in Randburg:

Shopping and entertainment

The city includes a number of large shopping malls.

Popular among these are Ferndale on Republic (opened in 2019) and Cresta Shopping Centre.

Other options include, among others, Randburg Square, Randridge Mall and Victory Park Shopping Centre.

Randburg is home to a wide range of restaurants. Look to Tripadvisor or Zomato for the most popular places in and around the city.

Heading outdoors

Getting outdoors is a great way to reduce the stress of adapting to a new city. It can give you a whole new perspective.

Don’t miss the following attractions:

  • a walk through the nature reserve at Melville Koppies
  • Delta Park, one of Johannesburg’s largest parks
  • the panorama from Northcliff Hill.

If you’re a golfer, you’ll find the Randpark and Jackal Creek golf clubs.

Getting around Randburg

One of the most cost-effective ways to get around the extended neighbourhood is via the Rea Vaya bus rapid transit system.

Alternatively, the Gautrain offers shuttle buses from Sandton Station to various stops in Randburg.

Randburg schools

Randburg has a good range of schools and colleges catering for all age groups.

Some examples of prominent schools are Ferndale High School, Radley Private School, Bordeaux Primary School, Robin Hills Primary School and The Kings School Robin Hills.

As well as good government schools, there are several independent pre-primary, primary and high schools.

Clinics and hospitals in Randburg

Netcare, Life Healthcare and Medicross run hospitals and clinics in Randburg.

Akeso Randburg Crescent Clinic offers in- and out-patient psychiatric and addiction-related services.

Beatha Healthcare provides a range of specialised healthcare services – wound care, infusion therapy and post-operative home care.

Randburg emergency numbers

For help in an emergency that requires police response, dial 10111 (the same emergency number as for anywhere in South Africa) or 10177 for an ambulance. Dial 112 from a cell phone.

Other useful numbers for Randburg include:

  • serious and violent crime (murder and robbery): 011-986-9000
  • ambulance and fire services: 011-375-5911
  • gas leaks and faults: 011-726-3138
  • all city complaints, problems, requests or general enquiries should be logged with the City of Johannesburg Call Centre: 011-375-5555.

Shared offices and coworking space in Randburg

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the workspace randburg
the workspace randburg

The Workspace has two branches in Randburg. Both offer serviced offices and affordable coworking.

Serviced offices are available in a range of sizes, with agreements as short as three months.

Coworking is especially flexible. Simply pay on a month-to-month basis, depending on your needs.

Our Blackheath and Robindale branches both offer:

  • high-speed WiFi
  • a friendly, professional reception service
  • access to meeting rooms and boardrooms
  • kitchen facilities and free coffee and tea
  • comfortable open seating areas, and more.

If you’re moving to Randburg – or already living and working in Randburg but in need of the ideal workspace – call us on 087 059 7777 or contact us online.

Contact us to find out more