Situated within a radius of five kilometres to the following hospitals: Pretoria West Hospital,1 Military Hospital, Leratong Hospital, Atteridgeville Hospice and Kalafong Academic Hospital. The Pretoria West Police Station, SAPS Dog Training School and SAPS Training College are also closely situated to this very safe and serene suburb. The Spar Shopping Centre is located very conveniently and is within walking distance in most instances for those quick and necessary purchases. Other shops and entertainment centres include: the Atlyn Shopping Centre which is also a short distance away has many anchor stores, chain stores and some banks that include Checkers Shoprite, Jet Stores,Edgars, Ellerines, Ackermans and Woolworths. Fast Food franchises such as KFC, Roman’s Pizza ,King Pie and Nandos which are also housed in this shopping centre .The places of worship in the vicinity include: Saint Anne’s Church, Jamat Khana Lotus Gardens and Hindu Temples in nearby Laudium.
Pretoria is affectionately known for all the purple blossom bedecked trees which line the streets in summer. It is an elegant and quiet city and is just half an hour away from Johannesburg.