The year 2010 is going to bring to Katowice one of the biggest architectural and urbanisation undertakings in Poland. Undoubtedly, the redevelopment of the Railway Station and Szewczyka Square will implicate an image change of the City Center. Offering area of 52 000 sq. m for retail and 19 000 sq. m for exhibition space, the new complex will also include an underground bus station and a two-storey car park for 1 200 vehicles (33 000 sq. m). The new Railway Station building will cover 5 800 sq. m of space on one level.
This is how the project preparations are submitting in the PKP’s Press Office. – The construction works of the Katowice’s Railway Station redevelopment is scheduled to be launched in mid-2010. At present, all the necessary specifications are collecting and preparing to obtain a permit for works start at the construction site. The building operations will embrace both the Station’s main hall and Szewczyka Sq. simultaneously – Barbara Leszczyńska said to katowicethecity.com.
The development of Neinver and PKP project will carry out EUR 242 mln. “SUD Architectes” in cooperation with “Biuro Projektów Architektonicznych Pallado i Skupin” and “Coplan Polska” are responsible for the architectural and engineer design.