Kirsten's Complex Westhof Building

Simon's Town Historical Society

Kirsten's Complex Westhof Building

Cape Town, Simon's Town, Western Cape 7995, South Africa

Created By: Simon's Town Historical Society


In 1803 Kirsten sold the warehouse to Westhof who converted it into a residence. Bought by British Govt in 1813 as part of entire Kirsten Complex for Victualling Dept. Became the Naval Club in 1868 and in 1890 the front facade was changed with building of the arches and enclosed balcony. SA Navy take over in 1957, closed the Naval Club and formed SA Naval Church Centre. Currently Offices SA Naval Reserve.


This point of interest is part of the tour: Simon's Town Historical Society


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