07 July 2015
By Anél Lewis
Cape Town – The City of Cape Town has given a circus school in Observatory until the end of the month to vacate the property so it can develop a multi-use field as part of the “enhancement” of Hartleyvale.
Dimitri Slaverse, founder of the South African National Circus School, said: “We are not sure what is going on. We are extremely disappointed that they did not discuss anything with us first.”
Slaverse said he first heard about the city’s plans to use the land when he received a registered letter in the post informing him that his 10-year lease, which expires next year, would not be renewed and that he had until July 31 to vacate the property.
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