Keeping Montague Gardens and Marconi Beam Clean

As part of its commitment to keeping the Montague Gardens and Marconi Beam area clean, the MMID provides top-up cleaning services in addition to those provided by the City of Cape Town.

A full-time cleaning team employed by MMID, and consisting of a cleaning supervisor and four general workers, is responsible for the following:

  • Managing litter
  • Street sweeping
  • Illegal dumping
  • Bush clearing
  • Reporting environmental threats to public health and safety
  • Maintaining formal and informal green areas within the MMID
  • The monitoring of, and reporting on, public infrastructure and maintenance issues – broken street signs, blocked drains, broken streetlights, missing drain covers etc.
  • Reporting regularly to the MMID manager

Unemployed people are contracted on an ad hoc basis regularly to conduct major clean-up projects in the area as part of the cleaning strategic programme.