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Alte Bürger neighbourhood centre

The funding continues

Alte Bürger neighbourhood centre


Alte Bürger street in the Mitte-Nord area of Bremerhaven stands for culture and entertainment, living and working. The wide-ranging activities of the Alte Bürger neighbourhood centre achieved a lot of positive things in the previous programming period.

In order to put the situation in the Alte Bürger neighbourhood on a permanent footing and to consolidate the local economy for the future, the project will continue in the new programming period. In the current 2014-2020 programming period for the European structural funds, the neighbourhood centre is continuing to operate as a contact and coordination centre in order to make the district once again become a popular, vibrant place with a lively cultural scene, an urbane lifestyle and social cohesion.

Categories
urban development
Programmes
ERDF Bremen 2014 - 2020
Degree of priority / area of funding
Priority Axis 4 – The Urban Development Axis
Specific objective 7: Stabilising disadvantaged social areas and their local economies
Total volume of money (in )
700.000,00
Proportion of funds
of which public-sector funding: 350.000 €
of which ERDF funding: 350.0000 €
Runtime
01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016
Venue
City of Bremerhaven
Contact
Ms. Maja Pfeifer
Ministry of Economics, Labour and Ports
Division 34
Zweite Schlachtpforte 3,
28195 Bremen
Tel.: +49 421 361-8582
Fax: +49 421 496-8582
E-Mail: maja.pfeifer@wah.bremen.de


Alte Bürger neighbourhood centre

The funding continues

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Alte Bürger street is a popular, vibrant place with a lively cultural scene, an urbane lifestyle and social cohesion. In order to restore Alte Bürger to its former glory, the Alte Bürger neighbourhood centre project is being continued in the new programming period as a contact and coordination centre. If the general attractiveness of the area is to be improved, it remains necessary to have a lasting change in perception of the area’s image, both in and outside the area, two attract new businesses and residents, and to improve the residential environment with an appropriate amount of green spaces.

Working together to develop new ideas

Under the leadership of the neighbourhood centre, new ideas are developed for the neighbourhood, problems discussed and strategic solutions drawn up together with its network partners, involvement of the citizens, and the inclusion of all sorts of commercial, private and public stakeholders. Major efforts have been made, particularly involving a variety of stakeholders, especially from the private sector, in order to tackle the problem of vacant commercial and residential property (the problem of “junk real estate”). One example of how this is being done is that the owners of the properties are shown new, attractive residential concepts, which can subsequently be implemented together with local partners.

Boosting the attractions

The neighbourhood centre also deploys integrated measures – e.g. a variety of (street) events, settling in new companies, major and minor work to improve the appearance of the street, etc. – to help improve the neighbourhood and its attractiveness and to consolidate the positive change in the image. In this way, it might prove possible in the medium term to recreate the Alte Bürger, which is not far from the centre of Bremerhaven, as an interesting attraction and a popular place to live and work.

Area of impact: Place of implementation: Total project volume (ERDF Programme): of which public-sector funding: of which ERDF funding:
City of Bremerhaven City of Bremerhaven 700.000 € 350.000 € 350.000 €

Ansprechpartner:

Ms. Maja Pfeifer

Ministry of Economics, Labour and Ports
Division 34

Zweite Schlachtpforte 3, 28195 Bremen