Strijp-S should grow further over the next ten years, with more homes and more innovative companies. The former Philips site should become livelier through rising up more restaurants and a variety of cultural initiatives. This is the result of plans by, among other things, the municipality Park Strijp Management.
The old long-term plans for Strijp-S are now dated as there are new plans in the making. Thus the municipality has strong ambitions.
A whole lot of construction work should be realized in the upcoming years, such as more expensive lofts, apartments and social housing. The municipality wants innovative start-ups to be able to continue establishing themselves for little money on Strijp-S, just as more established technology companies.
According to Alderman Depla and Park Strijp Management, Strijp-S can become even more attractive, night and day, by creating more green areas between and on buildings. This can also be achieved by having more catering on ground floors and on a number of roofs as Park Strijp Management likes to establish some rooftop bars or roof top restaurants. The planners say that as there will be more buildings, there won’t be any room for large festivals such as The Flying Dutch anymore.
The access to Strijp-S must be improved on the emergency side, Depla thinks. The municipality therefore likes to have an underground railway, connecting the district with Limbeek Strijp-S. ‘There’s no money available yet, but there’s a strong desire’.
It should become clear on Strijp-S that Eindhoven and this part of the city are up front when it comes to design and technology. Visitors and residents should notice this soon through innovative lighting, super fast and free internet, smart share cars and sustainable use of energy in the area.
Translated by: Bob