First things first, be safe in Observatory!
Be aware of your situation and the people around you. Stick to popular areas, try not to walk alone at night, and don’t walk around with belongings on show (mobile phone, cameras, headphones etc). When in restaurants and other public spaces, keep your valuables with you and visible at all times.
Emergency medical facilities in the neighbourhood:
Groote Schuur Hospital is located above Main Road
Groote Schuur Emergency Unit: 021 404 4157
Vincent Pallotti is located in Pinelands, a 5-10 minute drive from Observatory.
Vincent Pallotti Emergency Unit: 021 506 5111
Dr Dave Roberts:
021 448 3710
Dr Murray Rushmere:
(Lower Main Road)
021 448 4693
You can call the OBSID control room on 021 447 1066 any time day or night if you see something suspicious, need to report an incident or want to request a “walk home” service.