Westville at a glance
Westville is centrally situated and is only 20km inland from Durban and approximately 40km from the King Shaka International Airport. Westville is easily accessible since the N3, M13 and M19 run directly through it. It consists predominantly of residential, commercial and retail properties. With the Industrial Hub of the west being in Pinetown located a mere 11km away, there aren’t any properties with industrial zoning in Westville.
Westville has become a well-known business centre with numerous offices blocks and office parks, such as Westway Office Park and Derby Downs, attracting major national and international companies to the area. Westville central offers its residents numerous retail facilities and many schooling options from pre-school right through to university level with the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) having a base in the area.
Westway Office Park, which is modern and very popular, is home to multinational and international companies. Located across the road from the Pavilion Shopping Centre and the Westville Life Private Hospital, it has easy access onto the N3 Freeway. Some of the tenants at Westway include Cell C, Santam, Old Mutual, EPA Architects, Pick ‘n Pay, Smith and Nephew, FNB, Federal and Mutual and British American Tobacco. The park is very well run and maintained and the security is excellent making it a prime location in Westville. There are opportunities to rent and purchase buy properties in this centrally located office park.
Derby Downs is situated just off the M13, at the turnoff to the Westwood Mall and the UKZN Westville campus. Derby Downs caters to small to medium-sized businesses, offering B-grade properties and slightly more affordable than at Westway Office Park. Security is excellent in Derby Downs as there is only one entry and exit point to the park. Tenants at Derby Downs include, but are not limited to, accountants, insurance brokers, IT and web design companies (due to the fact that the park has fibre), financial planners and construction companies.
Westville offers numerous retail facilities. The Pavilion Shopping Centre, being the biggest mall in the area, Westwood Mall as runner up based on GLA and the smaller but more centrally located Westville Mall and Westville Junction which cater to residents everyday shopping needs.