Hyde Park

The suburb of Hyde Park sits between William Nicol and the Rivonia Road to the North of Bompas. Hyde Park is a suburb of large houses and properties, and is served by the Hyde Park Shopping Centre, a large shopping mall at the junction of William Nicol Drive and Jan Smuts Avenue. Hyde Park has a small but lucrative commercial node situated on Jan Smuts Avenue and William Nicol. The area offers low rise office parks situated in park like environments. Hyde Park is well situated as it is positioned between Sandton, Illovo and Rosebank allowing easy access to these major office nodes.

Hyde Park is well serviced with regards to hotels and shopping centres. The area offers apartments, town houses, clusters and beautiful homes as well as large office parks for major corporations. Sandton CBD is just a stone's throw from here offering an array of retail options, restaurants and the Gautrain station. 

Hyde Park is synonymous with the Hyde Park Corner is a shopping centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in Hyde Park at the major intersection of Jan Smuts Avenue and William Nicol Drive. It was completed in November 1969 as one of the first fully enclosed decentralised shopping centres in South Africa. This mall is still a favourite among the Johannesburg establishment and houses several well known chain stores, cinemas, banks and a collection of up-market boutiques. Hyde Park Shopping Center is the chosen shopping destination of the rich and famous and also houses the Hyde Park Southern Sun Hotel which boasts an exclusive whisky and cigar bar. This leafy suburb is surrounded by private schools such as St David's, Maritz Brothers, Crawford and Pridwin, as well as renowned Hyde Park High School. Hyde Park offers highly prized corporate and office real eastate due to its uncommonly central location. Commercial property in Hyde Park couldn’t be more convenient when travelling to and from Sandton, Rosebank or the CBD. As such available commercial space in the area is scarce. 

Hyde Park is very well placed for several of Johannesburg's sporting and entertainment venues. Just a few blocks away are the world renowned Wanderers Cricket Ground and the Wanderers Golf Club as well as the Johannesburg Zoological Gardens and the Melrose Bird Sanctuary. Residents revel in the fact that the area is well patrolled by security teams which enhances the appeal of all the homes in Hyde Park. A private tactical security response company mans the area with boomed and gated roads with state of the art surveillance cameras. Hyde Park is situated snuggly against Sandhurst and is next door to Sandton (which has grown rapidly in the last few years into the new central business district of Johannesburg) and will therefore hold its value. Companies based within Hyde Park include Virgin Atlantic and the E TV headquarters. Offices in the area tend to be A and B grade and command respectable values.

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