Notice Board:


Residents are advised of a proposed electricity shutdown on SUNDAY, 21 OCTOBER 2018, between the hours of 08h00 and 16h00, in various areas of Nelson Mandela Bay, caused by the temporary shutdown of the College Drive Substation, to allow repairs and maintenance to be carried out on a local transformer.  

Areas affected: Mill Park, St. Georges Park (only end of College Drive Road), Glendinningvale, Greenacres, Scotstown.

Streets affected: Ascot Road, Barris Walk Street, Bradshaw Street, Churchill Road, College Drive, Conyngham Road, Cape Road, Dene Road, Fairford Road, Highbeech Road, Lenox Street, McLean Road, Mill Park Road, Mortimer Road, Nightingale Street, Ramsay Lane, Salisbury Avenue, Wares Road, Way Avenue, Wembley Road, Westview Drive, Woodville Road, Young Road. 

All installations must be treated as live for the duration of the outage. - Apologies are tendered for any inconvenience caused.


Corp GIS

GIS application

GIS User manual

Digital Data in Shapefile format


About GIS (Geographic Information System) 

A geographic information system (GIS) integrates hardware, software, and data for capturing, managing, analyzing, and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information.

GIS allows us to view, understand, question, interpret, and visualize data in many ways that reveal relationships, patterns, and trends in the form of maps, globes, reports, and charts.

A GIS helps you answer questions and solve problems by looking at your data in a way that is quickly understood and easily shared.

In essence, GIS is an IT Application which is spatially accurate that is used to map the real world. The power of GIS lies is its ability to attach non-spatial information to a spatial feature and to store this information in a database such as SQL Server which enables the spatial data to be queried and analysed.

A typical example of a query is: Find all properties that are vacant and larger than 1000m² or find all B&B’s in Humewood. The selected spatial data is identified in the map.

Although GIS can be used to produce high quality maps it is primarily a tool for mapping what actually exists on the ground such as roads, water pipes, sewer pipes, properties and the location of facilities thereby making it a very powerful decision-making tool. By adding an aerial photograph as a backdrop it is possible to clearly identify features on the ground.

The NMBM has an enterprise GIS that has been operating for ±10 years which is available to NMBM officials via the Intranet. Due to the improved technology the NMBM is now making some of this spatial data available to the public via the NMBM website.


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