About Westlands

by | Apr 11, 2022

Where is Westlands found in Nairobi?

Westlands is located 3.2 kilometers by road northwest of Nairobi Central Business District.

It is accessible via Waiyaki Way.

How is Westlands divided into political units?

Westlands is a constituency located in Nairobi County.

The constituency is made up of the following county assembly wards: Kitisuru, Parklands/Highridge, Kangemi, Karura, and Mountain View.

What is the size of Westlands and what population lives in the area?

The entire Westlands Constituency has a population of 308,854 as of 2019 and is spread over 72.4km².

What is the Post Office Code for Westlands?

Westlands’ post office code is 00800

What climate is experienced in the Westlands region?

Westlands enjoys favourable weather all year long, although it can get pretty cold during the months of July and June.

The area is warm in the daytime and cool at night.

What houses are situated in Westlands?

Westlands is home to many luxurious high-rise apartments with views of Nairobi City and its surroundings.

The apartment types include condominium and duplexes.

Are the homes in Westlands up for sale or for rent?

In Westlands, you can find multiple homes and apartments for sale.

Similar houses are also available for long-term renting, or short-term vacation stays.

How large are the Homes in Westlands?

In the residential estates surrounding Westlands, one is quite likely to find large homes built on even larger pieces of land.

Such areas include Kitisuru and Springvalley.

Other homes available in Westlands tend to be spacious and inclusive of staff quarters or amenities like swimming pools.

How is security in Westlands?

Westlands is a safe neighbourhood to live and work in. Thanks to the presence of many security firms, houses in Westlands area enjoy safety from robberies and theft.

The robust nightlife of the area allows residents to walk around even late at night without fearing for their safety.

Where residents living in Westlands obtain water?

When it comes to piped water supply within Westlands, residents receive their water from the Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company, also abbreviated at NCWSC.

The water is sourced from different regions surrounding Nairobi and stored within the city’s storage tanks.

How dependable is the water supply in the area of Westlands?

Westlands suffers from water shortages a lot less frequently than other parts of Nairobi, thanks to a controlled population density as well as a robust supply system.

Home owners and apartment buildings with boreholes can enjoy unlimited supply thanks to these amenities.

What companies are mandated to oversee water management in Westlands?

Being a part of the Nairobi Metropolitan Area, water supply in Westlands is managed by NCWSC.

Who provides electricity to the people of Westlands?

In Westlands, the primary supplier of power as well as entity in charge of the grid and substations is Kenya Power.

How often are blackouts encountered in Westlands?

Technical faults in the electrical grid system or even felled power lines especially during rainy seasons may result in temporary power outages in Westlands.

Any such emergency events are communicated to residents by Kenya Power, in addition to scheduled maintenance work that may result in interruptions.

What schools can residents access in Westlands?

Kindergarten/Elementary/Nursery Schools in Westlands

  • Parklands Day Nursery School
  • Waridi School
  • White Cottage Nursery School
  • Greengates Kindergarten
  • Little Steps Childcare Center
  • The Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi – Nursery School

Junior/Primary Schools in Westlands

  • Westlands Primary School
  • Hospital Hill Primary School
  • Bohra Primary School
  • Wang’otong Primary School
  • Consolata School
  • Parklands Primary School

Which healthcare facilities are Located in Westlands?

Privately run hospitals in Westlands

  • The Mater Hospital (Westlands)
  • Chiromo Lane Medical Centre (Westlands Branch)
  • Bliss Medical Centre Westlands
  • Meridian Medical Centre-Westlands
  • Westlands Physiotherapy Clinic
  • AAR Clinic Sarit Centre (Westlands)
  • Mediheal Hospitals (Parklands), Nairobi
  • Avenue Hospital Nairobi
  • Agha Khan Hospital Westlands

County Council/National Government Hospitals In Westlands

  • Westlands Health Centre
  • Kangemi Health Centre
  • Ngara Health Centre (City Council Of Nairobi)

Church-affiliated Hospitals in Westlands

  • Kijabe Hospital Westlands
  • St Joseph W Dispensary (Westlands)
  • St Mary’s Mission Hospital
  • Eldevale Trust Jamaa Mission Hospital
  • St. Ann Medical Centre
  • Coptic Hospital-Main Hospital

Which Workout Areas are found in Westlands?

  • Muscle ‘N’ Motion
  • Fitness Mania Gym Parklands
  • Smart Gyms Diamond Plaza 2
  • Life Fitness Centre
  • Progressive Gym
  • Revitalize Wellness Center at Ibis Styles Hotel

Which Resort/Hotel Spas are located in Westlands?

  • Villa Rosa Kempinski
  • Hotel Fairmont The Norfolk
  • La Maison Royale Hotel
  • Mövenpick Residences Nairobi
  • Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence, Nairobi Arboretum
  • PrideInn Azure Hotel Nairobi

What Medical Stores are accessible in Westlands?

  • Pharmaplus Pharmacy Ojijo Road
  • Goodlife Pharmacy Westlands Square
  • Dovey Pharma Westlands
  • Elton’s Pharmacy Limited
  • Health Aid Chemist
  • Mediplus Pharma Limited

What Car Repair Garages are open in Westlands?

  • QuickFix Garage Westlands
  • Juma Auto Garage
  • Champion Garage Kenya
  • Umiya Auto Garage Limited
  • Tan-guz Auto Garage Limited
  • Parklands Motor Garage

Which Car washes are found in Westlands?

  • TopBoy Executive Car Wash
  • Auto Sparkle Car Wash
  • AAK Carwash
  • Wambugu Car Wash Centre
  • Westlands Super Shine Detailing Center
  • Lastbirn Supershine Car Wash and Carpet Cleaning

Where can you buy groceries in Westlands?

  • Naivas
  • Quickmart – Westlands
  • Carrefour Sarit Center
  • Pantry & Provisions
  • Chandarana Foodplus Supermarkets
  • Jumia Food

Household Items Shopping areas in Westlands

  • Sarit Centre
  • Westgate Shopping Mall
  • The Mall Westlands
  • House Of Leather & Gifts Kenrail Towers Westlands
  • Crystal Wave Enterprises
  • Westlands Square

Which Telecommunications Networks operate in Westlands?

  • EdwinsterKenya Telecom
  • Elige Communications Limited
  • Latest Communications
  • Neptune Telecoms (K) Limited
  • Onmobile Kenya Telecom Limited
  • Teleport Africa Limited

Which Internet or cable network providers operate in Westlands?

  • Unireach Technology Limited
  • Zote Telkom (Now Myisp Limited)
  • Unwired Communications Limited
  • Sky Band Africa Communications Limited
  • Bandwidth And Cloud Services
  • Sovaya Communications Limited