Gavin Thomson

Gavin Thomson

Born on January 9th, 1968, and raised in Cape Town, Gavin matriculated at Rondebosch in the eighties. During the nineties he worked in London for studios such as Disney and…>

'Two old ladies of Athlone bow out':
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© Gavin Thomson | Aug 25, 2010 | Daily Dispatch

Two old ladies of Athlone bow out

DEMOLISHED: The twin cooling towers in Athlone, which greeted highway traffic between Cape Town International airport and the city, came crashing down last Sunday in a planned demolition. An internet poll asked readers which buildings they'd next like to see go. Overwhelming winner of that dubious honour went to set of triplets this time. Disa Towers, better known as Tampon Towers, have been a blight on the mountain scape for way too long.