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Title: Meadowridge  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality, Harfield Village, Faure, South Africa, Higgovale, Cape Town, Sir Lowry's Pass Village
Collection: Suburbs of Cape Town
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Meadowridge is located in Western Cape
 Meadowridge shown within Western Cape
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
Municipality City of Cape Town
Main Place Cape Town
 • Total 1.34 km2 (0.52 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,519
 • Density 1,900/km2 (4,900/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 5.2%
 • Coloured 5.7%
 • Indian/Asian 1.0%
 • White 85.9%
 • Other 2.3%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 90.1%
 • Afrikaans 8.3%
 • Other 1.6%
Postal code (street) 7806
Area code 021

Meadowridge is a suburb in Cape Town, South Africa. It is the second Garden City in Cape Town and was officially opened on 23 March 1955.

Local shopping centres are Meadowridge Park 'n Shop and Meadowridge Shopping Centre (the first shopping centre). Nearby schools are Bergvliet Primary School, Sweet Valley Primary School and Bergvliet High School. Close by is the local football club, Meadowridge AFC.

In years gone by the horse riding fraternity, notably Judge Blackwell's daughter used to bring her riding classes to the meadow just above the Ladies Mile circle, and have them gallop all the way to the council depot at the top before crossing over to Kreuplebosch to gallop through the vineyards.

The Meadowridge Sports Association, chaired for many years by Guy Taylor is the custodian of the football fields, the forest and the building currently occupied

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