Athlone Power Station was a coal-fired power station which stopped generating electricity in 2003 and saw the demolition of the cooling towers in 2010. In February 2016 it was announced that the call for tenders were expected to be made in the near future. The landmark site on the N2, midway between the city and the airport, is regarded as a key opportunity to alter the racially fragmented suburban landscape bequeathed by apartheid planning.
- Voortrekker Road corridor, Athlone Power station and Conradie Hospital receive national investment priority
- Planning work for the future of the Athlone Power Station site to commence
- Can Cape Town’s apartheid structure be undone?
- Athlone Power Station: A Cape Town Centre of Innovation & Inspiration
- The pre-feasibility study to investigate alternative uses for the site
- Redevelopment options according to the City of Cape Town
- A detailed urban design framework for the Athlone Power Station by urban designer Azraa Rawoot