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Messy building site

The stores open still are doing a good job. The construction ongoing is messy and feels unsafe to... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Marius B
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Too many vacant shops

Sad to see so many vacant shops available at Brightwater commons. It is such a convenient complex... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Randburg, South Africa
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23 Jul 2018
“Messy building site”
1 week ago
“Another Re-vamp!”
Republic Rd | Randburg, Johannesburg 2125, South Africa
+27 11 789 5052
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Brightwater commons is now called Ferndale on Republic. It is going for a much trendier look and should be fine when completely finished. It still has some of the old favourites but has lost it's market type feel. After numerous re-vamps let's hope this one...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Susan V
Reviewed 14 December 2018

Renovations are in progress - should be done by late 2019. Some anchor tenants are still operating and it promises to be a superb venue for retail and other.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank iatteridge
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Good food prawns and bite of the ocean and salad. Excellent service and reasonably priced against similar seafood establishments.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank williamg216
Reviewed 15 August 2018

this traditional centre has been through a proper metamorphosis and is presently looking sparkling and new. work is still in progress to add a full suite of national anchor tenants but the construction work is well concealed behind cleverly placed and pleasant looking hoardings. for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Terence T
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

The stores open still are doing a good job. The construction ongoing is messy and feels unsafe to walk past. The end product will likely be very nice but in the meantime....

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Marius B
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Nothing to see here, renovations have been ongoing for almost forever. Almost all shops are closed. If you go here, you will be sorely disappointed by the waste of a day.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Anton S
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Gone! Everything in the way of garden and water that was once the Brightwater Commons has been demolished and replaced with a large parking area. 80% of the property is now for a TV Studio. Nothing touristy there!

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Bretty111
Reviewed 8 January 2018

If you are coming to BWC for a meal or for the day out, you will be sadly disappointed. As has already been reviewed by other, there are few shops open on the eastern side, just renovations for the new major tenant - A TV...More

Date of experience: November 2017
4  Thank GaryV721
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Loads of parking and when you get inside you will see why. Management have just let this place run itself dead into the ground which is really sad.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank EmJayBV
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Sad to see so many vacant shops available at Brightwater commons. It is such a convenient complex, that can be such a safe and relaxing place to visit.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank RoshneeG2803
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