Industrial sites reconversion

Seraing
City of Seraing

Location

4100, Seraing

Contact

Eriges
Valérie Depaye
+32 497 46 16 32
vdepaye@eriges.be

Industrial sites reconversion :

The city of Seraing, in collaboration with the Walloon Region, which conducted, in 2021, a study on the future of the Arcelor Mittal sites in the Liège region, is studying the possibilities for reconversion of the three largest industrial sites on the territory.

1. The last remaining blast furnace (HFB) was finally shut down at the end of 2019

The site has a very high potential for the development of economic activities with a high growth capacity. Close to the Liege University and Science Park, the site is very accessible (roads, train, waterways, future tram).

The preservation of a part of the blast furnace for a tourist development with an industrial memory is currently being studied.

2. The coking plant site is being deconstructed by Arcelor Mittal

This site will be reconverted with new economic activities with high added value participating in the reconversion process of the city (high potential sectors, job creation, ...). For example, waste treatment and circular economy can be considered.

3. The site of the former blast furnace 6 (HF6)

Already dismantled by Arcelor Mittal, the site will be devoted to the creation of a new district including housing, services, shops and businesses. It will be crossed by the Urban Boulevard, the construction of which will begin in 2022 with the support of the ERDF.

Surface area

3 sites of +/- 40 hectares each

Seeking

Private investors / developers

Timing

2022 - 2023

  • Projects 1 & 2 :

Planning of deconstruction (partial for HFB) and site remediation.
Validation of conversion options

  • Project 3:

Construction of the Urban Boulevard (€12 million ERDF)
Decontamination and reconversion plan for the implementation of new projects and the creation of a ZEC (Zone d’enjeu communal) on the perimeter of the site

Property owners

Arcelor Mittal / Walloon Region

 

 

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