Highlands North is a suburb that can be found just over 14 km from Johannesburg, along the De Villiers Graaff Motorway. You will also find two busy main roads intersecting within the suburb, Athol Street and Louis Botha Avenue. There is also public transport available to the area; you will find the Highlands North Bus Stop along Athol Street.
The suburb consists of free-standing houses, many of which are older buildings. The properties are spacious and most of the streets are lined with beautiful trees. There are also some added sections that contain apartment complexes, such as the Norwood Garden Village. This small area is also known as Hawkins Estate, south of the main Highlands North region. Also within the vicinity is the Norwood Mall.
The Belfour Mall is another shopping centre found within the main Highlands North area. Together with the Mall in the vicinity, is the Belfour Alexandra Football Club, as well as the Northview High School. There are a few more schools in the suburb including the H.A Jack School, the Star Academy Johannesburg School for special needs kids and the Highland’s Boys High School. Located close to the Boys High School, is the Highlands North Medical Centre.
Part of the suburb borders on the Waverley Park area, which is also the location of the Waverley Sporting Complex. The Sporting Complex provides facilities for tennis, indoor sports, soccer, and cricket and also within the vicinity is a bowls club. There is also a small pub on the premises that provides some good food. The facility is also a great venue for functions.
Nearby Johannesburg Suburbs:
Abbotsford, Alexandra, Atholl, Benmore Gardens, Birdhaven, Bramley, Bruma, Bryanston, Cheltondale, Cyrildene, Edenburg, Elton Hill, Epsom Downs, Fairwood, Fourways, Gallo Manor, Glenhazel, Greenstone Hill, Gresswold, 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