Safer… cleaner… smarter

Contact Details

OBSID Security Control Room (24 hours)

021 447 1066

CCT General Emergency Services

107 (landline) / 112 (mobile)

Woodstock Police Station

021 442 3117/00/21

Salt River Fire Station

021 444 0830

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Mission Statement

We make sure that our programmes and services are developed and implemented in order to deliver against our mission.

The Benefits

Foremost is creating a suburb where residents feel safe in their homes and on their streets.

Responsible Giving

If you’re going to give to the needy, do it in a way that makes a positive difference.

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News & Updates

Licence Plate Recognition (LPR) technology working for Observatory

The OBSID Observatory Improvement District (OBSID) has intensified its public safety programme with the introduction of a Licence Plate Recognition (LPR) system.

OBSID supports public art project

One of the recent initiatives OBSID supported was a mural design project run by Streetopia.

OBSID updates

The OBSID welcomes a new staff member

Please join us in welcoming Petrus (Stoney) Steenkamp to the OBSID team!     Stoney joined us on the 2nd December 2019 as Area / Precinct Manager (encompassing our public safety, cleaning and urban management portfolios). Stoney brings 25 years of valuable work experience to the role, with just over 17 years spent with the …

OBSID contracts new public safety service provider Securitas

The Observatory Improvement District (OBSID) and Securitas have enjoyed a successful start to the contract…