Randburg is an area in north western Johannesburg in the Gauteng Province in South Africa. Randburg received it's name from a competition. It originated from the South African Rand currency, which was brought in at the same time when the new municipality was established in 1959.
The area is young, fast-growing developing urban and commercial centre. One of the first shopping mall centres was the Sanlam Pedestrain in Randburg. Randburg is home to the head offices of Multichoice and its associated companies - M-Net and Supersport.
Activities and Attractions
Randburg well known for its numerous shopping malls and shopping centres with the Cresta Centre and Northgate being the most well-known. The Brightwater Commons is an excellent shopping complex which contains a flea market, restaurants, a bowling alley, skateboarding park and a cinema surrounding a lake. This is a new concept of urban shopping, with everything under the same roof. Soft landscaping, decorated walkways with a village green creates a new dimension to the shopping experience.
Randburg has loads of activities for energetic visitors:
Adventure Golf Randburg
Bel Air Shopping Centre
Golden Harvest Park
Lemon Rose Farm
Relax & Rejuvenate at The Fairway Spa
Skateboarding at Boogaloos Skatepark
The Barnyard Theatre Cresta
Randburg receives a large number of tourists throughout the year and a range of accommodation is available in the area including hotels, guest houses, bed and breakfasts and self-catering units.
The area is home to many businesses, many of which are in the service industry but also has many large residential suburbs. Feel free to have a look at our business directory for more information.