Bridge City (KwaMashu) Informal Trader Impact Study

Lumec were appointed to undertake an assessment of the impact that the Bridge City Shopping Centre has had on informal traders. Bridge City is located within KwaMashu in eThekwini, KwaZulu-Natal. The team undertook surveys of the informal traders to: to profile traders, their products, identify challenges, and identify the impact that the retail centre has had on their trade. The research resulted in a set of reccommendations. These would help guide future development of the area with the needs of informal traders in mind.