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Temporary closure of Gillespie Drop Off Site in Uitenhage

May 27, 2019
Temporary closure of Gillespie Drop Off Site in Uitenhage

Port Elizabeth - The Nelson Mandela Bay Public Health, Waste Management Sub-directorate, on Monday advised residents that the Gillespie Waste Drop-Off Site will be closed as of Monday, June 3, 2019. 

"The closure is due to upgrade work that will be done to the site to improve its capability and conditions. The closure will be for a period of approximately four (4) months," said Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Communications and Media Management Officer, Mthubanzi Mniki.

Residents are requested to make use of the Koedoeskloof Disposal Site or the following alternative sites listed below:

  • Hillwacht Road, off Verwoerd Drive, Vanes Estate
  • Ntambanani Street, KwaNobuhle
  • Laksman Avenue, Rosedale
  • Tambo off Lambata Street, McNaughton
  • Zolile Road, KwaNobuhle
  • Sarili Street, KwaNobuhle
  • Jolobe Street, KwaNobuhle
  • Ngeyakhe Street, KwaNobuhle
  • High Street, Middle Str Area
  • Moffat Road, Rosedale
  • Mallard Drive, Blikkiesdorp
  • Lamore Street, Daleview
  • Butise Street, Khayamnandi
  • Bereng Road, KwaNobuhle

"Residents are kindly requested to refrain from DUMPING waste on any land or road other than a licensed site approved by the municipality as this is AN OFFENCE and a fine of up to R2000 may be imposed on offenders for illegal dumping," Mniki said.

"Additional to this fine, the municipality may also recover the cost of cleaning/removing the illegal dumping from the person/persons to whom the notice was served.

"Garden Waste less than 2 tonne is accepted free of charge at any landfill site.

"Should you require any clarification please contact the Waste Management Depot at 041- 506 7405 (Port Elizabeth)/ 041-994 1137 (Uitenhage)."

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