Regeneration of block of flats in Polička town

I. IDENTIFICATION
  • Investor (key institution): Polička Town
  • Contact person: Ing. Naděžďa Šauerová, nsauerova@policka.org
  • Year of implementation: 12/2009-6/2010
  • Implementation venue

  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Region: Pardubice
  • Town: Polička
  • Size of area: 150 m2
  • Impact: local

    Total costs: 158 EUR

    Source per every institution

    • national: 80 360 EUR
    • regional: 78 080 EUR

    Important stakeholders concerned - names of the institutions

    • national: the Ministry for Regional Development –the regeneration of the block of flats programme
    • regional: Polička Town
    II. TYPOLOGY
    1. Improved provision of local cultural and social events.

      The regeneration of the block of flats involved the reparation of existing pedestrian roads, construction of new pedestrian precinct and retrofitting of new playgrounds for children and young people. After the regeneration the public space provide more leisure and sports activities mainly for young generation.

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

      Quality of pedestrian roads has been significantly increased, new ones has been built up. The playgrounds were restored and equipped with the new game elements. The function of the area can be described as a meeting place and a place for sports activities.

    3. Improved attractiveness of the architecture of the socialist buildings.
    4. Identified new functions for structures from the era of socialism in 1945 - 1989).

      The project has improved the living conditions of inhabitants of Polička town. The reconstruction of the pedestrian zone has contributed to the improvement of public space in question. The result of reconstruction of playgrounds and children is welcomed by the residents of local housing estates ,especially parents with their children.

    III. SUPPLEMENT

    Web site: www.uur.cz/default.asp?ID=3743, http://www.policka.org/detail/4302/mestsky-urad/Tiskove-zpravy/Regenerace-panelovych-sidl