Phelamanga was appointed in 2017 to assist the eThekwini Economic Development & Investment Promotion Unit who had initiated a project to determine the feasibility of changing the direction of Station Drive from a two-way to a one-way road. This was in response to various requests from local businesses and property owners. eThekwini appointed Phelamanga as the Public Participation consultant, to undertake a Public Meeting and manage a comment register and I&AP database.


Station Drive is situated in the eThekwini suburb of Berea. It is a circular road that exits and enters onto Umgeni Rd. The Station Drive Precinct is Durban's first urban renewal and creative district; home to a wide range of businesses from traditional retail, warehousing, motor repairs, sales and supplies to health, lifestyle and creative businesses in a dynamic setting.

eThekwini were responding to the growing demands of the area and the development and anticipated growth. The City also needed to plan for long term future development in the area.

Public Information Meeting

A Public Meeting was held on 24 April 2017, at 14:00, at the Morning Trade on Station Dr. eThekwini presented on the proposed directional conversion, the studies that had been conducted and the vision for the area .

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The presentation is 626 KB

The conceptual layout is 1 399 KB

The BID is 484 KB

The minutes are  283 KB