Dan Tloome Mega Project
Dan Tloome Development News – 2021
Platform preparation at Ext 7
Pouring raft concrete at B4
Rebars and shutters in progress at B2
Pouring raft concrete Ext 7
Trenching done at B3
Block 9 first floor slab
Trenching done at B11
Midblock service trench showing sewers installed
Rebar done at B6 done
Finalizing platforms in Ext 7. All platforms complete.
Raft concrete being poured. Laser level in the foreground.
Fabricating steel shutters
Installing raft shutters at B26
Casting raft concrete at B21
Raft concrete at B21
Cement bricks delivered at Ext 7
Casting raft concrete
Trimming to level B30 platform at Ext 3
Rebar at B26
Brickwork making great progress at B9
B9 brickwork in progress
Trenching at B18 in Ext 7
B9 raft concrete being poured on 19 May 2021
Steel balustrades finishes in a block in Ext 6
Car parking lot ready for paving in Ext 3. Brick chambers part of underground drainage.
Breaking rock in a platform in Ext 7
Fabricating steel shutters at B26
Paint touch ups at Ext 6
B9 concrete curing with water
B9 brickwork already going up
B9 excavating midblock for service installation
B9 earlier in the week, steel shutters being fabricated.
Inside a refuse drop in area at Ext 5 near B47, section not yet occupied
View showing B45-47 on the right side.
Refuse deposition area on the left. View shows a tent and blocks in Ext 5 in the background
Final level trimming for a platform in Ext 7
Previously completed B3 platform, levels being dropped by half a metre
DPC plastic for foundations and concrete beds being placed at B9
Backfilling and compacting trenches at B23 in order to correct levels
Workshopping beneficiaries by HS regarding proper usage of facilities at the settlement
Groundwater reservoir supplying tower at Drogheuwel, project completed.
Completed water tower at Drogheuwel meant to supply Dan Tloome
Pipework at water tower
Fabricating steel shutters at B9 for raft concrete
Foundation set out and trenching
Plastering passage walls
Correcting a window frame
View showing piles of plaster sand and sand for screeds at many blocks in Ext 6
Guardhouse erected at a vandalized and plundered mini sub to improve security in Ext 7
External painting at Ext 6 blocks nearly complete for all blocks
Rebar and foundations at B26
Stormwater pipe installed for the 150 services. Work in progress.
Heavy hitter. Excavator-mounted pecker for breaking rock.
Plastering gable end at a block in Ext 6 earlier in the week.
Passing screeds for floors on B27
Shallow rock excavation for services
Shallow rock in trenches for services
Part of water mains pipes installed as part of the 150 services
Water pipes placed on ample bedding
Water and sewer pipes delivered on site
Neat trenching near the sewage pump station
Stormwater pipes installed. Brick chambers still to be built.
Plumbing subcontractors at Ext 6 – women empowerment
TV dishes installed at B42
Correcting foundation setting out at B26.
Foundation trenching correction at Ext 6
Plastering at B29
External plaster at B30
Breaking a wall to install water drain pipes, at a ground floor in Ext 6
Plaster work at a block in Ext 6
Attenuation pond in Ext 6. Standing water and grass testify to wet weather experienced on site.
Beneficiaries awaiting allocation. They arrive by car and by taxi
Beneficiaries at Ext 5. Waiting for allocations at B42 to B44
Water meters labelled with numbers
Main work at Ext 6 at 5 blocks is plaster, screeds, painting and electrical
Exposing a covered sewer inspection eye at B45
Painting making good progress especially at B31. Wet weather commonly experienced in late afternoons
B26 foundation trenching done, neat trenches. Section being done by military veterans
View showing B30 – 32 in Ext 6.
B46, finishing touches to a bathroom.
Attenuation pond with shallow water
Members of the media setting up their station
Block in Ext 6, work in progress
Beneficiary documents verification
Beneficiaries queue to be allocated their units.
First allocation day on 16 February 2021 is a day to remember
Doctor Nkosi from Human Settlements leading the allocation
One of the units allocated clearly numbered.
B23 foundation trenching by military veterans
Plaster and screeds at B31
B45 work in progress, view from wetland side
Painting at B46
Floor toppings at a lobby, B46
Lady painters at work
Painting in the passage
B27 plaster almost completed
Foundation trenching at B26 by military vets
Serious thunderstorm concentrated on site and Finsbury area.
Drain around wetland earlier in the week. Flow into wetland nicely controlled.
Fixing electrical conduits, B47.
B31 plastering in progress.
Levelling the courtyard between blocks to be done to enhance drainage.
Eroded outlet structure for underground stormwater discharge. Testimony of storms experienced.
Underground stormwater junction box. Preparing to install a cover.
Ext 6, B31 painting in progress. B32 on the right ready for tiling.
View looking at the back of the site offices and B33 and B34 in beautiful colours.
View looking towards Ext 5, B34 to the right and B45 first on the left.
Fitting entrance doors at B47
Blocks B45 and B46. The courtyard shows evidence of rainfall experienced on site
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