Westlands, Nairobi is an affluent neighbourhood and administrative division in the city of Nairobi, the capital of and largest city in Kenya. Found 3.1 kilometers 1.9 mi by street northwest of the focal business locale of Nairobi, Westlands was a private region amid the frontier time frame which finished in 1963. Amid the 1990s and mid 2000s, as land and office space turned out to be rare and extremely evaluated in the focal business area, more organizations have moved to Westlands and Upper Hill, where land and office space are all the more promptly accessible and more affordable. Westlands was at first thought about piece of the Parklands zone and straddled what is currently Waiyaki Way, initially the Kenya-Uganda Railway.
The zone has been nicknamed Westie by the adolescent of Nairobi. It is these days regularly possessed by a noteworthy number of the city's expat populace. Inside the Westlands division lies the Deep Sea Settlement. This is a shanty town of roughly 7,000 tenants. In 2005 a private firm, with police bolster, started bulldozing homes, a demonstration the Kenyan high court esteemed illicit. The High Court see the 'law' that permitted the private firm land rights' as out of line, on the grounds that the territory harbored squatters for over 12 years. Joined with this land-rights issue, neediness is overflowing and is exacerbated by the territory's poor sanitation.