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Some streets around the Grand-Place will become a pedestrian zone from 10 May 2012. An automated system with retractable posts manages the access to the zone.
The new pedestrian zone consists of the following streets:
- Rue Charles Buls - Karel Bulsstraat [plan]
- Rue des Brasseurs - Brouwersstraat [plan]
- Rue des Chapeliers - Hoedenmakersstraat [plan]
- Marché au Fromage - Kaasmarkt [plan]
- Rue des Eperonniers - Spoormakersstraat [plan]
- Rue de l'Homme Chrétien - Kerstenmannekensstraat [plan]
Traffic and parking is prohibited in this zone. Deliveries are permitted between 6 am and 11 am.
Access to the zone
The access is allowed for taxis, cyclists and persons with an admission:
Parking around the area
In the immediate vicinity of the pedestrian zone, the parking places are extended for taxis, deliveries, local residents and motorcycles.
Demand of badge, pass and code:
Police Record Unit
Boulevard Anspach 6
Tel. : 02 279 62 44
Telephone 2 : 02 279 62 45
Telephone hours : from Monday till Friday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Documents: badge and passes for pedestrian zones
Demand of code:
Brussels Capitale Ixelles Police
Technical traffic service
Rue des Palais 321
Tel. : 02 279 83 51
Telephone 2 : 02 279 83 50
Fax : 02 279 83 08
More information : Demand of a code for pedestrian zones: via the nearest police station.
Management of posts:
02 279 60 02 (between 8 am and 5 pm)
Maps of the new Pentagon circulation plan
The maps of the new mobility plan for the Pentagon (city centre) got an update in January 2015. Discover the maps with the comfort zone, the city cycling network, the bus routes and the circulation plan.