The Cape Town Heritage Trust is an independent, private-sector, non-profit organisation
concerned with the conservation and enhancement of the man-made and natural environment
and hence with the socio-economic advancement of the city and its people.
The Trust was established in 1987 by the Cape Town City Council with the backing of the Cape Provincial Administration. A number of buildings in Shortmarket and Hout Streets, originally acquired for road-widening purposes, were donated to the Trust. These properties were sold subject to conditions as to their restoration and conservation. The Trust is actively engaged in a partnership scheme with the Council and individual property owners for the upgrading of these streets and has already ensured the improvement of certain sections.
View of the Bo-Kaap
Glynville Terrace, Lower Gardens
Views up Long Street
Grain Silo building, V and A Waterfront
Entrance to the Castle of Good Hope
The City Hall viewed from the Grand Parade