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Witkop Blockhouse

Witkop Blockhouse, Meyerton

Meyerton is a small town lying 15 km north of Vereeniging in Gauteng, South Africa. Situated in the local municipality of Midvaal and the district municipality of Sedibeng.

Meyerton was established in 1891 and was named after JP Meyer, a field cornet and member of the Transvaal Volksraad. It acquired municipal status in 1961.

Since 1994, Meyerton has been the administrative centre for the Midvaal Local Municipality.

Many projects have been undertaken to develop the area in the past 14 years. Some of these projects, include:

  • Development of Sicelo, a new neighbourhood for low-cost housing
  • The R59-Corridor, a new development of factories and logistics facilities.
  • Heineken N.V., Amsterdam’s new South African brewery in the Midvaal Municipal Area between Vereeniging and Alberton, south of Johannesburg.

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