Urban Management

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11 May 2023

CCID builds tower of trash in the middle of the Cape Town CBD in anti-litter activation

Hundreds of bags of stinking trash were dumped in the Cape Town CBD today by the Cape Town Central City Improvement District (…

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1 Mar 2023

CCID makes a clean sweep in downtown Cape Town

Teams in the Cape Town Central City Improvement District’s Urban Management department removed 1 225 tonnes of litter and…

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29 Sep 2021

Collaborating to clean the CBD

A night-time project to clean up the Cape Town CBD and ensure it retains its investment allure speaks to Winston Churchill’s…

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27 Jul 2021

Maintaining the fabric of Cape Town's Central City

As city centres around the world grapple with harsh Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, the Cape Town Central City is holding its…

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12 Oct 2020

CCID puts sanitising team to work

They’ve been hard at work for months, disinfecting the public spaces of the CBD to help fight the spread of Covid-19. Meet the…

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18 Aug 2020

Cleaning the urban jungle

Cleaning the streets of a deserted Cape Town city centre is still dirty work, even during the nationwide lockdown that…

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27 May 2020

Cleaning an empty CBD is still dirty work

Cleaning the streets of a deserted Cape Town Central City is still dirty work — even during the nationwide lockdown in South…

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10 Dec 2019

CCID's Road Maintenance team turns 10

Clad in green and yellow, they’re a familiar sight in downtown Cape Town. Every single day, armed with their equipment and…

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7 Nov 2019

Hope for the homeless in the Central City

The success of a work-based project on Long Street to uplift its homeless community has inspired the establishment of a similar…

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6 Nov 2019

Ciggie-butt bins get some TLC

They’re small and stout and take a huge amount of abuse. Now, for the first time since the CCID installed hundreds of cigarette…

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6 Nov 2019

Graffiti Busters keep City clean

Illegal tagging is an ongoing problem in the CBD, but thanks to the CCID’s tireless and tenacious Graffiti Squad, taggers don’t…

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21 Aug 2019

City pilot bin project set to help keep the CBD clean

Efforts by CCID Urban Management to keep the CBD clean are receiving a boost with a pilot bin project by the City of Cape Town’…

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24 Jul 2019

Urban Management team storms in

The CCID’s Urban Management department sprang into action to avert danger in the CBD as an intensive cold snap characterised by…

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19 Jun 2019

CCID’s operational teams get new home

Home is where you hang your hat, as the saying goes. And now, after months of waiting, the CCID’s Straatwerk team and other…

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14 May 2019

CCID stormwater drains team prepares for rainy season

With the rainy season imminent, the CCID’s Urban Management department is taking steps to help prevent flooding in the CBD.…

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14 May 2019

Embracing technology to manage the urban environment

The CCID’s Urban Management department is turning to technology to increase its efficiency in providing a clean, attractive and…

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16 Apr 2019


There is a pressing need for business owners in the Central City to develop and implement their own waste removal plans,…

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19 Mar 2019

Time to come clean

It’s time to clean up your act if you live, work, visit or do business in the Cape Town CBD. Collecting waste and litter in…

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25 Feb 2019

CCID gets ready to launch 2019 “It’s time to come clean” campaign

The Cape Town Central City Improvement District (CCID) is getting ready to launch its 2019 Urban Management “It’s Time to Come…

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22 Feb 2019

Cleaning services in Greenmarket Square: an update

The City of Cape Town’s Solid Waste Management department is currently conducting a pilot project within the CCID footprint in…

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23 Jan 2019

CCID and Khulisa bin project expanded to Loop Street

The Cape Town Central City Improvement District’s (CCID) bin project, operated in collaboration with Khulisa Social Solutions,…

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13 Dec 2018

CCID Urban Management deploys additional cleaning teams for festive season

According to Richard Beesley, manager of CCID Urban Management, his department is deploying additional cleaning teams to cope…

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21 Nov 2018

CCID Urban Management is calling on members of the public to “come clean”

As the festive season nears, the CCID’s Urban Management department is urging members of the public to “come clean” and assist…

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16 Oct 2018

CCID and City Parks team up to provide tree felling training

The Cape Town Central City Improvement District’s (CCID) Urban Management department has joined forces with the City of Cape…

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18 Sep 2018

You asked for more green bins and CCID Urban Management listened

In keeping with its mandate to provide a clean, attractive and risk-reduced urban environment in the Cape Town Central City for…

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