J.T Construction
Suburb: Brackenfell
Province: Western Cape
Phone: 021 981 4415
J.T. Ross provides a comprehensive range of construction and property solutions. An innovative, award-winning team shapes our business, underpinned by quality, integrity and reliability. Established in 1902, J.T. Ross has carved out a reputation for excellence and we pride ourselves on longstandi
Jambo Guest House
Suburb: Green Point
Province: Western Cape
Phone: 021 439 4219
Barry and Mina Thomas have welcomed guests from all corners of the world since first opening their doors in December 1995. Many of these guests have become close friends and many return frequently. Mina speaks English, German, Hungarian, Hebrew and Afrikaans and Barry speaks some French. Wi Fi
JB Safety Footwear and Protective Clothing
Suburb: Brackenfell
Province: Western Cape
Phone: 021 982 0464
After being in the wholesale and distribution industry for 13 years, the owner decided to go into retail as he saw the opportunity into the retail trade. JB Safety Footwear were established in 2004 and specialize in distribute a wide range of quality and reliable products that meets SABS and CE s
John Thompson Boiler & Environmental Solutions
Suburb: Belllville
Province: Western Cape
Phone: 021 959 8400
Website: John Thompson
John Thompson is a division of ACTOM (Pty) Ltd with its principal focus on being the best boiler and environmental solutions company serving the power generation and industrial markets, both locally and internationally, with innovation and enthusiastic response. Boiler Plant The company
Jubilee Community Church
Suburb: Observatory
Province: Western Cape
Phone: 021 447 3630
In 1983 a group of radical Christ followers in Cape Town decided that the Word and Spirit belonged together and couldn’t be separated any longer so they began meeting in the Scout Hall under the bridge in Plumstead. This new church created space for uninhibited and exuberant worship, it created sp
Julie's Cake Studio
Suburb: Newlands Quarter
Province: Western Cape
Phone: 021 686 2372
Julie Donald and her accomplished assistants will guide you on your cake journey. They will share their professional secrets with you, giving you skills and confidence to tackle any cake project. Julie started the school from her home in 2009 and has been growing ever since, from her first class


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