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Bryanston, Gauteng

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Country  South Africa
Municipality  City of Johannesburg
Established  1969
Province  Gauteng
Main Place  Sandton
Area code  010 / 011
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Bryanston, Gauteng is an affluent residential suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. First named as an area in 1949, it was established in 1969 as a suburb of Sandton and provided with tarred roads and municipal services [1], but after municipal boundaries were revised following the end of Apartheid, Sandton was merged with Johannesburg to form part of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality. The multi-lane N1 Western Johannesburg Bypass freeway forms its northern boundary with access at William Nicol offramp. It is located in Region E.

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Map of Bryanston, Sandton, 2191, South Africa

Bryanston is bifurcated by Bryanston Drive, running from the outskirts of Randburg to the beginning of Morningside.

It has a fairly new corporate area called The Campus running along the two main roads, William Nicol and Main Road. Many large corporations are based in Bryanston, such as Dimension Data (DiData), which runs a large corporate campus (The Campus), GlaxoSmithKline, which are also based at The Campus, Microsoft Corporation, Ogilvy & Mather, Tiger Brands, and Ipsos. The long-established Bryanston Country Club, founded in 1948 is in the heart of Bryanston. Families with school aged children compose a large part of the Bryanston community due to the excellent private school system that is ranked as best in Gauteng.

Hospital

Mediclinic Sandton is one of the biggest hospitals in Gauteng. It is a private hospital operating 24-hour emergency services. The hospital is located in the heart of Bryanston, on the corner of Main Road and Peter Place.

Housing

The Houses in Bryanston are on average large housing, the gardens are traditionally large and contain many trees, but in recent times, the large properties are being made into complexes, with more houses and smaller gardens, it is mostly for security reasons and an ever lack of space since many people want to live in the suburb.

Bryanston has been described as named after a village in the UK., or after Bryanston Square, also in the UK.[2]

Economy

Google South Africa is headquartered in Bryanston.

References

Bryanston, Gauteng Wikipedia


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