Green Point is a vibrant community that acts as the gateway to the Atlantic Seaboard. Home to the Green Point Urban Park, the Cape Town Stadium and a number of other sporting amenities, Green Point plays host to local, national and international visitors.

Covering Green Point, Mouille Point and parts of Three Anchor Bay, the Green Point Neighbourhood Watch (GPNW) is a network of committed residents who collaborate to make the community safe so that residents and visitors can enjoy Green Point to the fullest.

Become a member

The strength of the Green Point Neighbourhood Watch (GPNW) lies in its members and we cannot succeed without your support and active engagement.

Keeping safe

Our newsletter, webinars and safety sheets provide guidelines and tips on personal safety and protecting your property.

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Help us make our community safer, join us, support us and participate in our initiatives.

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Membership in the Green Point Neighbourhood Watch (GPNW) is open to any resident, business or body corporate falling within Green Point.

Our Mission

The Green Point Neighbourhood Watch (GPNW) is committed to reducing crime in Green Point and building a safer community by working in partnership with SAPS, Law Enforcement and local security companies to implement responsible and effective community-level crime prevention initiatives.


Becoming a member

To qualify as a member you need to be a resident, property owner or work in the area designated as Sector 1 of the SAPS Sea Point precinct. This includes all of Green Point between Boundary and Glengariff Roads, Three Anchor Bay between Hill and Glengariff Roads, and all of Mouille Point.

Safety Tips

We believe an informed and connected community is a safe community. We provide members with alerts on criminal and suspicious activity in the area, updates on the level of crime in the area and provide regular newsletters and other resources with valuable safety tips.

Latest news

Green Point Neighbourhood Watch a registered entity

The Green Point Neighbourhood Watch is now a registered neighbourhood watch and will receive support from the City of Cape Town as well as the provincial Department of Police Oversight and Community Safety. The Green Point Neighbourhood Watch was formed in 2012 and...

Green Point Neighbourhood Watch becomes formally registered with the Western Cape Department of Community Safety and Police Oversight department

The Western Cape Department of Community Safety and Police Oversight has approved the Green Point Neighbourhood Watch’s application to be formally registered with the Department as a neighbourhood watch. The GPNW’s registration number is DCS 15/18/727. The GPNW will...

Crime In South Africa During COVID – ISS Webinar

The Institute For Security Security Studies (ISS) discussed the recently released quarterly crime statistics in a recent webinar tht might be of interest tyo members of the GPNW:...

SAPS Arrests Suspect In Harassment & Assault Case

For the past month a GPNW member has been the target of verbal abuse and physical harassment from a person not known to her. The individual would bang on her gate and shout abuse such as “I know  who you are. You know why I’m here. I'm going to get you.” as well as...

GPNW Says Thank You With Pizzas

Local pizzeria Andiccio24 generously responded to the GPNW's request for pizzas to thank the first-line responders at Avenue Response who are always at the ready to respond to suspicious activity reported by members of GPNW on the Crime & Emergency alert group, on...

2020 Was a Challenging Year, But GPNW Made Significant Progress

At the GPNW's Annual General Meeting held on 24th March 2021 Peter Flentov, Chair of the GPNW, reflected on the challenges of the past year. The COVID pandemic negatively impacted plans to engage with SAPS to improve cooperation with the GPNW, including assisting with...

GPNW Members Help Clean-up The Community

Members of the GPNW recently launched an initiative to clean up the Main Road area. Nic van Zyl and Dijon Anthony, both GPNW members, have started a fortnightly "Connect and Collect" initiative to clean up litter in the area and to encourage street people to keep...

Burglar Arrested in Green Point Gets 23-year Sentence

On 1st December a 43-year-old man was sentenced in the Cape Town Magistrates Court to 23-years in jail. The case stems from an arrest made in Cavalcade Road, Green Point in September 2019. Sgt. Zanini Makeke and his partner were on patrol when they ran the license...

GPNW Welcomes New NW in Sea Point

The Green Point Neighbourhood Watch welcomes the formation of a new neighbourhood watch that will cover Sea Point, Fresnaye and Bantry Bay. The GPNW believes that the formation of the Sea Point Community Watch is an important milestone in crime prevention on the...

GPNW Member Helps Arrest Two Burglars

Last week Daniel di Trappani, a GPNW member, responded to a report of a burglary at a home on Clydebank Road that had been reported on Buzzer. The neighbour was able to provide a description of the three suspects and after he spotted two of them on High Level Road...