The suburb of Marlboro is located in the north-eastern edge of the Gauteng province.

Marlboro is divided into 2 zones: Marlboro Gardens- that is a residential area and Marlboro Industrial Township.

Marlboro Industrial Township ("the site") is situated within the jurisdiction of the Johannesburg City Council and is situated directly north of Alexandra Township, east of the industrial township of Wynberg and south of the residential township Marlboro Gardens.

This site is bounded by First Street - Vasco Da Gama Street to the south, Pretoria Main Road to the west, Fifth Street to the north and Seventh Avenue to the east.

This site enjoys excellent regional accessibility via the M1 and M3 highways via Marlboro Drive. Marlboro will be one of the stations on the Gautrain route.