Midrand developed as a midway town that serves as a home for laborers who commute between Pretoria and Johannesburg. This has created an emphasis on dormitory developments that offer limited civic and social facilities. The deficit of civic and cultural amenities has forced people to resort to retail and private club recreational activities.
To counter these issues spatial activists ought to explore civic and cultural amenities that are easily accessible and accommodate a range of socioeconomic classes. Other important principles that would need to be considered include; sharing of service delivery points at key nodes, reducing the average travel time and cost to access these local facilities, and reducing land requirements for social infrastructure through sharing departments and