The suburb of Crosby can be found just over 7km west of the city of Johannesburg. The areas adjacent to Crosby are Coronationville, Hurst Hill, Brixton, Langlaagte North and the Industria area. The Albertina Sisulu Road runs past to the south of Crosby. Parallel to this road is a railway line with a stop at the Langlaagte train station.
Crosby is a residential suburb consisting of neat and spacious houses. There are one or two churches in the area as well as two Mosques including the Crosby Mosque. Schools in the suburb include the Jim Fouche primary School, the Suffah Learning Institute Hall; a boy’s only Muslim School and the UJ Metropolitan Academy High School. The Kingsway Campus is located close to Crosby and forms part of the University of Johannesburg. The campus boasts an auditorium that can hold concerts and events as well as a gallery and a theatre.
Residents also have access to the popular Crosby clinic, which has doctors, dentists, psychologists and more. Further to the north of Crosby is the larger Helen Joseph Government Hospital. Situated in the centre of Crosby is the JISA Sports Grounds Sporting Complex. The Grounds have been upgraded and offers various activities including indoor soccer. To the east of Crosby is the Brixton Park as well as a municipal swimming pool.
Situated just a short distance from Brixton Park is the Protea Shopping Centre. The suburb is also close to central Johannesburg and all the city has to offer. Otherwise residents of Crodby can pay a visit to the Cresta Shopping Centre, which can be found in Randburg further north.
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