The reconstruction of the Place Emile Bockstael and its immediate surroundings will start at the end of 2019 for a period of two years. Preparations will start in January 2019.
The Citroën-Vergote Urban renewal contract, which was approved on 16 November 2017, is a 60-month regional program. A project call for socio-economic operations runs until 30 November 2022.
The City of Brussels offers support to initiatives of local associations active in equal opportunities. The grant process takes on a structured and fair way. Therefore, the associations of Brussels are asked each year to fill in a subsidy form.
Works will be carried out at the Rue Haute (Marolles quarter) from 1 February to 30 April 2019. These works will be carried out in different phases.
From 14 January 2019 the redevelopment works will start at the Boulevard Anspach between the Rue des Pierres and Rue des Teinturiers. These works should be completed by the summer of 2019.
The Motor Show of Brussels (Car and Motor Show) at the Heysel plateau (from 19 till 27 January 2019) may cause some traffic problems. It is advised to use public transportation to get there.
The southeast side of the Leopold Park is being redeveloped to open up a part of the park currently closed to the public. The end of the works is planned for the spring of 2020. The park will remain open during the construction.
From 2021 and 2022, the City of Brussels switches to rich gas. All families in Brussels are affected by this change. They must therefore do whatever it takes to prepare their devices for the use of rich gas.