Stockholm´s meatpacking district is one of Stockholm’s largest urban development areas with 3 000 new homes and 14 000 workplaces.
Slakthusområdet - The meatpacking district
New dwellings3 000
In many different sizes and varieties.
in spaces for offices, retail, restaurants and services.
First inhabitants 2024.
From industrial area to an urban destination.
Facts and figures
Short facts and figures
- 46 hectares
- 3 000 homes
- 14 000 workplaces
- 90 000 sqm office/other operations run in preserved buildings
- 90 000 sqm new office space
- 40 000 sqm new spaces for retail, restaurants and services
- 1 sports center
- 1 comprehensive school
- 1 high school
- 35 preschool departments
- 4 parks
- 3 squares
- 5 km of cycle paths
From an area entirely focused on business, to a mixed district where housing, businesses, services and culture coexist. Tradition and heritage is being preserved by investment in public activities related to food, culture and events. Preserving cultural values and adding new, varied buildings and new public spaces, with focus in sustainable mobility.
Estimated time plan
- Program 2012-2016
- Program adopted winter 2017
- First land allocation spring 2018
- First building regulation plan starts fall 2019
- Construction start 2023
- Subway construction 2019 - 2030
- City district completed about 2033
About the area
From an area entirely focused on industrial business, to an open unique destination for everyone. The district has great potential for development, including many buildings of historical and cultural value, as well as the diverse activities and arenas in the surrounding area.
It is situated just south of the city centre, close to the big arenas, and a new Metro station will open around 2030.
The new meat packing district
Goals for the new Stockholm Meatpacking district
Stockholm’s Meatpacking district develops sustainably with respect for its unique history and functional architecture. Thousands of residents, workers, students and visitors contribute to vibrant city life, day and night.
The area offers a wide range of food and culture experiences, where everyone feels welcome. Streets, parks and squares are inviting and permissive to pedestrians and cyclists. The diversity of activities and events contributes to the area's identity and dynamic change. Public transport expansion is complete and the Meatpacking district is well connected to surrounding areas.
The construction of the first building will start in 2023 and the whole area will be completed about 2033.
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