Kempton Park is located alongside Tembisa, north-east of Johannesburg and south of Pretoria. Kempton Park includes within its boundaries the industrial suburbs of Isando and Spartan, making it one of the largest industrial centres in Africa.
Known as Kemptonpark in Afrikaans, the city is often thought of as an “airport city” due to its proximity to OR Tambo International Airport. The area is popular amongst travellers for its convenience and plentiful accommodation.
The town of Kempton Park owes its residential growth to its immediacy to the Airport. Today Kempton Park is the location for many planned developments as there is a vast amount of space to work with, adding to the overall residential growth of the city.
Kempton Park is the typical family-oriented Johannesburg suburb, perfect for raising families. The homes in the area are of a traditional and spacious nature, suiting most starter families.
The suburb has plenty of schools to offer young families and is also central to many of the major shopping malls.
Amongst the many popular areas in which to buy in Kempton Park, some of them are Birch Acres,Birchleigh, Bonaero Park, Glen Marais, Norkem Park, Edleen, Aston Manor, Spartan, Croydon and Bredell.
For entertainment, residents can visit the Swartspruit Recreational Area, which offers a picturesque dam with picnic and braai facilities.
Kempton Park has many shopping centres, convenient stores and attractions: Aston Manor Mini Market (Pick ‘n Pay), Birchgate Spar, Birchleich Family Store (Pick ‘n Pay), Birchleigh North Centre, Birchleigh Spar, Bonaero Park Family Store (Pick n Pay), Checkers (Norkem Park), Checkers Hyper (Kempton Park), Festival Mall, GLA Retail Norkem Mall, Kempton Square Family Store (Pick n Pay), Norkem Kwikspar, One Stop Kwikspar, Sanlam Centre Kempton Park City, Glen Acres Shopping Centre, Kempstar Mall, Kempton Gate Shopping Centre, Kemsquare, Norkem Park, Woodbridge Square, Edmore Art Gallery & Picture Framers, Minte Equestrain training, Miracle Revival Centre, Emperors Palace Casino, Kempton Park Golf Course, Airport Game Lodge, various service stations, churches and medical facilities: Airport Medical Clinic, Arwyp Medical Centre, Brittan Healthcare Group (Pty) Ltd, Elim Clinic, Erin Clinic
Kempton Park has the following suburbs: Cresslawn, Birchleigh, Kempton Park West, Edleen, Van Riebeeck Park, Glen Marais, Norkem Park, Allen Grove, Nimrod Park, Rhodesfield, Bonaero Park, Terenure, Esther Park, Aston Manor, Spartan, Croydon, Bredell, Pomona, Birch Acres, Birchleigh North, Harmelia
Spartan is a large industrial zone which holds many chemical manufacturing and other industrial sites.
Kempton Park also has a large coal power plant named Kelvin power station.
Nearest places within 100 Km of Kempton Park: Esselenpark (5.7 Km), Brentwood (5.8 Km), Goedeburg (6.2 Km), Atlasville (6.6 Km), Jatniël (6.8 Km), Witkoppie Ridge (6.9 Km), Impalapark (7.0 Km), North Villa (7.1 Km), Isandovale (7.1 Km), Jet Park (7.3 Km), Klopperpark (7.5 Km), Isando (7.5 Km), Brentwood Park (7.6 Km), Alphen Park (8.1 Km), Illiondale (8.3 Km), Northmead (8.4 Km), Government Village (8.4 Km), Highway Gardens (8.4 Km), Farramere (8.4 Km)