Cape Society of Civil Engineers


This Society, the first of its kind for engineers in South Africa, was established at the Hansa Hotel, Strand Street Cape Town in the then Cape Colony on 14 January 1903, where thirty-four civil engineers signed up as members, followed by the recruitment of an additional forty-seven members before the year was out. The first formally presented paper on concrete in South Africa was delivered here by AW LEGG. After Union it was succeeded by the South African Society of Civil Engineers (later the South African Institution of Civil Engineers)