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Media area in the Stephani district

Stephani district


Following the relocation of Radio Bremen and the adult education institute to the Stephani district in 2007, the district’s media area is to develop further. In future, more companies from the creative and media sectors are to be attracted to set up there, so close to the city centre and Schlachte, and are to give the neighbourhood a distinctive profile.

The aim of the project is to elaborate and implement an urban planning concept which includes a legal framework for the expansion and use of the media area. The planning is focusing on the letting and marketing of vacant buildings and sites around Abbentorswallstrasse, Neuenstrasse and Ölmühlenstrasse. Thanks to its central location, the district offers great potential for development, and the new planning measures should enable optimum use to be made of the Stephani district’s possibilities. This will also help to improve the local commercial structure and to create new jobs.

A competition is to be held in order to generate innovative ideas for the redesign and new use of buildings, roads and public areas. The best possible solution will then be derived from the entries to the competition. At present, the area is dominated by empty buildings, unattractive car parks and gaps between buildings.

One very important site for the project with buildings on it belongs to Deutsche Telekom AG, although the company itself makes little use of it. The state of Bremen believes that there is substantial scope here for interim use, letting and marketing in order to enhance the area.

The improvements to the district’s image, the planned optimisation of the plots of land and their use, the establishment of an attractive environment for companies from the creative and media sectors, and the related positive effects on employment all mean that this project will contribute to attaining the objectives of action area 2.2.: “Activating residential and commercial urban areas”.

Categories
urban development
Programmes
ERDF Bremen 2007 - 2013
Degree of priority / area of funding
Priority Axis 2 Activating Urban and Commercial Areas
2.2: Developement or Urban Economic Areas with Special Potential strand
Total volume of money (in €)
57.550,00
Proportion of funds
of which public-sector funding: 33.750 €
of which ERDF funding: 16.875 €
Runtime
05.04.2011 - 31.12.2011
Venue
Bremen centre
Contact
Mr Markus Haacke
Ministry of Economics, Labour and Europe
Division 11
Zweite Schlachtpforte 3,
D-28195 Bremen
Tel.: ++49 421 361 8881
Fax: ++49 421 496 8881
E-Mail: markus.haacke@wah.bremen.de


Media area in the Stephani district

Following the relocation of Radio Bremen and the adult education institute to the Stephani district in 2007, the district’s media area is to develop further. In future, more companies from the creative and media sectors are to be attracted to set up there, so close to the city centre and Schlachte, and are to give the neighbourhood a distinctive profile.

The aim of the project is to elaborate and implement an urban planning concept which includes a legal framework for the expansion and use of the media area. The planning is focusing on the letting and marketing of vacant buildings and sites around Abbentorswallstrasse, Neuenstrasse and Ölmühlenstrasse. Thanks to its central location, the district offers great potential for development, and the new planning measures should enable optimum use to be made of the Stephani district’s possibilities. This will also help to improve the local commercial structure and to create new jobs.

A competition is to be held in order to generate innovative ideas for the redesign and new use of buildings, roads and public areas. The best possible solution will then be derived from the entries to the competition. At present, the area is dominated by empty buildings, unattractive car parks and gaps between buildings.

One very important site for the project with buildings on it belongs to Deutsche Telekom AG, although the company itself makes little use of it. The state of Bremen believes that there is substantial scope here for interim use, letting and marketing in order to enhance the area.

The improvements to the district’s image, the planned optimisation of the plots of land and their use, the establishment of an attractive environment for companies from the creative and media sectors, and the related positive effects on employment all mean that this project will contribute to attaining the objectives of action area 2.2.: “Activating residential and commercial urban areas”.

Area of impact: Place of implementation Total project volume (ERDF Programme): of which public-sector funding: of which ERDF funding:
City of BremenCity of Bremen57.550 €33.750 €16.875 €[