You can reach the suburb of Norwood by traveling from the city of Johannesburg, along the De Villiers Graaff Motorway. Those who live in Norwood can then also drive along this Motorway to reach Sandton, which is just over 8 km away. The suburb is situated amongst adjacent areas, which include the affluent Houghton Suburb, Orange grove and the Highland North area.
The suburb consists of tree-lined pavements and is a very green and leafy area. Properties in the suburb include some modern and spacious houses alongside the older homes, which can date back to the 1930’s. Those who reside in the suburb come from many backgrounds; you will find residents that come from Jewish and Muslim cultures as well as those who have come from places like West Africa.
Along with this wonderful mixture of cultures, come some delicious and unique food dishes. You will be able to find a number of different restaurants and eating establishments along Grant Avenue. The best thing about this is that you can choose from an Ethiopian restaurant to a Chinese or Indian restaurant. Along this road are also a number of small businesses and cafés.
The rest of the suburb is mainly residential, but you will also be able to find the Norwood Primary School, which is also close to the Houghton Nursery School. There are a number of parks in the area including the Paterson Park and the smaller Algernon Road Park. Both Parks are a great place to take the kids to play.
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, Highlands North, Houghton Estate, Illovo, Inanda, Kew, Khyber Rock, Killarney, Lone Hill, Magaliessig, Marlboro, Melrose, Morningside, Norscot, Oaklands, Orange Grove, Petervale, River Club, Rivonia, Ruiterhof, Sandhurst, Sandown, Sandton, Solridge, Sophiatown, Strydompark, Vrededorp, Waterval Estate, Westbury, Westcliff