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ATTERIDGEVILLE / SAULSVILLE
Originally to be named Motsemogolo (large town), Atteridgeville was established in 1939 and named after a former city council member, Mrs MP Atteridge in 1940.
A total of 1,533 houses were built between 1940 and 1949, to accommodate people removed from Marabastad, Newclare, Bantule, Lady Selborne and Hove's Ground.
The total population of Atteridgeville is approximately 200,000. A multi-cultural community lives in this township.
Atteridgeville is situated Southwest of the Tshwane (Pretoria) Central Business District and linked via Church Street.
Atteridgeville is divided into 3 sectors; Phomolong, Concerned and Jeffville.
Sites to visit in Atteridgeville are the following:
If in the area, remember these dates:
You will find the township favourites; mogodu, sphatlo and maotwana, in local restaurants and B&Bs,