Alexandra Renewal Project (ARP) is an urban renewal project which aims to fundamentally upgrade living conditions and commerce development potential within Alexandra. ARP was established in March 2001, budgeted at R1.3 billion. The project was planned to be a seven-year project, but some parts are still unfinished.
The upgrading of London Road and Roosevelt Street to make a better connection between the M1 Highway and the N3 Highway and thus a better connection between Old Alexandra and East Bank; A residential and commercial development of East Bank with its new K206 road as a new high density (3-4 storeys) residential area which alleviates the housing demand of backyarding to a certain extent. Also because of the plan for the new road, it is necessary to relocate the residents in Seswetla of informal housing. But part of K206 planned road through Seswetla has never been completed, and a small number of informal settlements have been removed in 2001after ARP established.
By improving public transportation and increasing the intersection of the city network, it improves the accessibility to public spaces within the inner city