Bramley is a suburb located within the Johannesburg Metropolis. Nearby suburbs include Bramley North and Bramley Park, as well as Raumeraispark, Atholhurst and Winston Ridge. The New Pretoria Main Road or M1 forms Bramley’s western border while the Old Pretoria Road or M11 runs right through the centre of the suburb. These main roads allow for easy access to the Johannesburg City Centre as well as to all the surrounding suburbs including the popular and industrious Sandton.
In the past, Bramley formed part of an old farm which was known as Syferfontein. The suburb itself was formed in 1904, and was named after the farm owner, Edward Bramley. Bramley has its own shopping mall called Midway Mall, which was previously known as Bramley Gardens Shopping Centre. The mall has a number of restaurants and fast food outlets, gift shops, furniture stores and other retail outlets.
However the main draw card to the mall is undoubtedly the Xtreme Ten Pin Bowling Alley. The bowling alley contains 10 lanes, snooker tables and of course various pin ball machines. There is also a large sized dance floor with super sound equipment and a cocktail bar. This is a place where you can come and enjoy yourself with the whole family. The venue is also a great place for team building events and birthday parties.
Bramley is mainly a residential area but there are also commercial properties in the area, one of which is the Waverly Office Park. Most of these businesses and Commercial properties are located along the main roads within the suburb.
Nearby Johannesburg Suburbs:
Abbotsford, Alexandra, Atholl, Benmore Gardens, Birdhaven, Bruma, Bryanston, Cheltondale, Cyrildene, Edenburg, Elton Hill, Epsom Downs, Fairwood, Fourways, Gallo Manor, Glenhazel, Greenstone Hill, Gresswold, Highlands North, Houghton Estate, Illovo, Inanda, Kew, Khyber Rock, Killarney, Lone Hill, Magaliessig, Marlboro, Melrose, Morningside, Norscot, Norwood, Oaklands, Orange Grove, Petervale, River Club, Rivonia, Ruiterhof, Sandhurst, Sandown, Sandton, Solridge, Sophiatown, Strydompark, Vrededorp, Waterval Estate, Westbury, Westcliff