Revitalisation of Osiedle Piastów (Piastów Housing Estate)

I. IDENTIFICATION
  • Investor (key institution): Housing Cooperative ROW in Wodzisław Śląski
  • Contact person: Jan Grabowiecki, Chairman of the Housing Cooperative ROW
  • Year of implementation: 2009-2015
  • Implementation venue

  • Country: Poland
  • Region: Śląskie
  • Town: Wodzisław Śląski
  • Impact: local

    Total costs: 5290000 EUR

    Source per every institution

    II. TYPOLOGY
    1. Improved condition & quality of the public space between the blocks of flats.

      Additionally, within the project the complex development of the housing estate space will be completed through the building of adequately secured playing grounds, community youth clubs and a guarded car park.

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

      Besides, the project involves modernization of premises designed for running business activity located on the ground floor of the buildings Modernization of business establishments will reduce maintenance costs which will improve their economic competitiveness and will help to put vacant premises to appropriate use and make them profitable. The outcome of the project will be the modernization of 14 multi-family buildings and modernization of business establishments in 6 buildings which will lead to the creation of 10 jobs.

    3. Improved attractiveness of the architecture of the socialist buildings.

      Besides, the project involves modernization of premises designed for running business activity located on the ground floor of the buildings Modernization of business establishments will reduce maintenance costs which will improve their economic competitiveness and will help to put vacant premises to appropriate use and make them profitable. The outcome of the project will be the modernization of 14 multi-family buildings and modernization of business establishments in 6 buildings which will lead to the creation of 10 jobs.

    III. SUPPLEMENT

    The area subject to revitalization is a typical tower block housing made of concrete slabs with poorly developed social infrastructure and relatively low living standard. A lot of buildings have asbestos roofings.

    Web site: www.rewitalizacja.silesia.org.pl , www.sm-row.pl