Current Road Status OPEN

Community Involvement

The management of the Chapman’s Peak Drive toll-road includes the participation of surrounding communities and the facilitation of socio-economic procurement policies and SMME support.

The Chapman’s Peak Community Trust is a legal entity which has been established to undertake social responsibility projects or programmes in the Chapman’s Peak area and to align all community projects in order to obtain a holistic overview of community development.

The Chapman's Peak Community Trust has been registered with the Master of the Western Cape High Court for at least a decade.  Its purpose is to

  • be involved in community development for poor and needy persons and anti-poverty initiatives, including -
    • the promotion of community-based projects relating to self-help, empowerment, capacity building, skills development or anti-poverty;
    • the provision of training, support or assistance to community-based projects ...
  • utilise the resources at its disposal to promote and participate in the development and participate in the development and upliftment of the standard of living of the impoverished and previously disadvantaged communities in and around the Chapman's Peak scenic route being:
    • The Community of Imizamo Yethu
    • The Community of Hangberg
    • The Community of Masiphumelele
    • The Community of Westlake
    • The Community of Red Hill; and
  • initiate and support measures for the relief of poverty and improving the quality of life amongst the individuals referred to above and generally promote the socio-economic development of such persons, inter alia, through the provision of necessary services or commodities or amenities and/or appropriate intervention programmes.

Notwithstanding the primary goal of the trust and in addition thereto, the trust shall be entitled to support and initiate measures directed at the creation of a designated institution, body or board, as contemplated in section 10(1)(cA) of the Income Tax Act which shall have as its principal object, donations, loans or any other form of financial assistance and/or the provision of assistance, services or amenities to be used exclusively for the benefit of impoverished and previously disadvantaged members of communities in accordance with the Primary Goal of the Trust and which institution, board or body is in terms of its constitution:

  • not permitted to distribute any of its profits or gains to any person ...