Sewri is a neighbourhood of south Mumbai which is located along the Central Railway Harbour Line in Mumbai. It is served by the Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Road that comprises of four juxtaposed roads that start in Sewri and end at Matunga’s Maheshwari Udyan, close to King’s Circle. The Christian Cemetery, the largest one within the limits of Mumbai is situated here.
Sewri is slowly being transformed to a residential and commercial hub. There are eight different developers working on Sewri real estate, some of which are RNA Corp, Sarah Group, Man Infraconstruction, Manthan Group, Rubberwala and Sanghvi Gruha. The configurations available in the neighbourhood are 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6BHK and such property in Sewri measures between 657 and 2303 sq ft. Currently the micro-market has 4 villa and 20 apartment enclaves under construction. The property rates vary between Rs 20,000 and 21,000. The lowest rate offered is by MAN Infrastructruction’s project, RNA at Rs 20,000 per sq ft. while Peninsula Land’s Celestia s commands the highest rate of Rs 21,000 per sq ft.
Sewri is divided into two neighbourhoods, East and West, which is a common trend in Mumbai. East continues to be an industrial hub where petrochemical industries are located. On the other hand, West has mostly residential properties. The Mulraj Bhuvan Group is a renowned club in the area, known for its social and sporting activities. The shut down mill lands have been opened for construction which has led to a lot of new developments in the area.
The social infrastructure of Sewri is well-developed as it has various schools and hospitals in the vicinity. Most of them are controlled by Parsi trusts as they dominate the neighbourhood. nowned educational institutions here include Zoroastrian School, Our Lady of Fatima School, Jalbai Dorabji Bharda High School, Dyaneshwar Vidyalaya, Maharashi Dayanand College of Arts, Science and Commerce and Cama Montessori and Primary School. There are several private and government hospitals located in the vicinity that provide healthcare facilities. Some of them are Infinity Medical Centre, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital, Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital, Tata Memorial Hospital and Ajit Dawakhana.