Bystričania, obnovíme si medokýš!

  • Investor (key institution): Banská Bystrica town, Občianska cykloiniciatíva, Javorová 7, Banská Bystrica
  • Contact person: Banská Bystrica town Ivana Barlíková, Head of section
  • Year of implementation: August 2012
  • Implementation venue

  • Country: Slovakia
  • Region: Banská Bystrica
  • Town: Banská Bystrica
  • Size of area: 4733 m2
  • Impact: municipal

    Total costs: 6000 EUR

    Source per every institution

    • national: 6000 EUR

    Important stakeholders concerned - names of the institutions

    • national: Ekopolis fundation
    1. Improved provision of local cultural and social events.

      The projet plans reconstruction of the area around „ Medokýš“ mineral water well. It includes landscape and green revitalisation, pathways and arbour correction. Area will be bounded with a hedge with entries from three sides and with strong indication of its function. New benches, bicykle stands, small game elements and small architectural elements will be fitted in. Project aims to tighten the komunity with point activities.

    2. Improved condition & quality of the public space between the blocks of flats.

      Specific aims of the project are: - Creation of funcional, atractive and safe area for educational activities of children - small sport equipment for various competitions - paved and grassy areas for group meetings - urban cyclopath network stop - organising skill workshops for children - organising group meetings for elderly Citizen - creation of long term gardening activities for citizens ( flower bets, herbs planting)

    3. Improved support for the development of small business operators in the area of blocks of flats.

      The reconstruction counts on local people participation and welcomes also help from local business entities. Projet is also supported by organisations such as UHA, ZAaRES and Mestské lesy a.s.( urban woods). Volunteers and activation workers will take care of terrain clearance and correction, greenery planting, arbour painting, pathways correction, fitting bicycle stands, bins, benches and information boards.

    4. Improved involvement of the local community in events organized in its quarter.

      After completion will be area used not only for resting and relax but it will be also a place for various activities organised together with citizens. Ancillary work will be mastered by volunteers and activation workers.

    5. Identified new functions for structures from the era of socialism in 1945 - 1989).

      Terrain correction is essential to achieve development of this area. New benches, atractive pathways and access roads, new oasis for seniors and barrier free access are making this place a place of social inclusion.


    Around the Medokýš well is planned a cycle path for cycling lovers with marked resting stop in atractive renewed area.

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