Beethoven is immediately adjacent to the Beatrixpark, one of Amsterdam's oldest, modern city parks. To the east, the area is flanked by the RAI Amsterdam exhibition site and to the south by the A10 ring road. It is also next to the Beethovenstraat, meaning that the city centre and the ring road are a stone's throw away for car traffic and public transport. A number of key cycle routes also pass through the area. The presence of the Beatrixpark means there are plenty of well-maintained pedestrian routes. Beethoven is an area which is largely free of car traffic and is easy to get to by train because Station Amsterdam Zuid is just a 5-minute walk away. The Beethoven area in Zuidas is being developed into a mixed residential and work location with various facilities.
Zuidas Beethoven description
The second phase of development of the Beethoven area concerns two residential building plots with facilities in the plinth. The future dwellings will be located right next to the Beatrixpark. The municipality intends to create a park-like area between the residential building plots. In the Beatrixpark the chapel and the priests' residence (both municipal listed buildings) are to be redeveloped to create a location with mixed (cultural) facilities.
Plot 2 is the most northerly of the two building plots and borders the Beatrixpark and is next to the secondary school. This plot offers space for a maximum of 15,000 m2 gross floor area (GFA) for residential construction and facilities in the plinth. Plot 2 is to be offered to the market by means of a tender. The tender will start in September 2017.
Plot dimensions: 4,184 m²
Designated use: residential construction and (commercial and non-commercial) facilities, such as cultural facilities, galleries, retail trade, consumer-oriented services, social services, commercial services and catering IV
The maximum total programme covers 15,000 m2 GFA, including optional basement and excluding the underground car park. This has been divided into the following functions:
A minimum of 13,500 m2 and a maximum of 15,000m2 (GFA) for all functions
Space for facilities within this: a minimum of 250 m2 and a maximum of 750 m2
(GFA), exclusively in the plinth and within the designated use area.
Construction height: no more than NAP + 32m
- Gemeente Amsterdam
- To be selected in tender
Already established on this location
• the new ‘Sint Nicolaaslyceum’ building (a secondary school)
• the offices of AkzoNobel and Stibbe.
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About the area
About the area
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