Hollerich, a heterogeneous neighborhood

Located to the south on the City, Hollerich is one of the four most densely populated neighbourhoods of the capital with 73 inhabitants/ha. Hollerich is a heterogeneous neighborhood composed of residences and single-family homes, businesses and administrations near the station area.
Hollerich is also adjoining the districts of Belair, Ville Haute, Gasperich, Cessange and Merl.

Key figures

Population: 7 107 inhabitants at the end of 2018, 25,10% luxembourgish and 74,90% foreigners
Area: 2 km2
Style: Family , Young

Characteristics of Hollerich district

Hollerich is a diverse district made up of family apartment blocks and houses near Park Merl, with businesses and administrative buildings close to the station area.

The main street, rue de Hollerich is known for its bars, busy at weekends and at night. The district, all in length, enjoys an excellent connection with the motorway network.

Hollerich’s housing is much cheaper than the neighbouring sector Belair and has a multicultural population.

The former Villeroy & Boch earthenware factories were located in Hollerich, in this district which will be transformed in the future with the project to rehabilitate the former “Schluechthaus” slaughterhouses.

For skate lovers, a skate park is available.

Good to Know about Hollerich

Schools:  The Geesseknäppchen Campus in Hollerich includes the following Luxembourgish secondary schools: theAthénée de Luxembourg, the Lycée Aline Mayrisch, the Lycée Michel Rodange, the ISL (International School of Luxemburg, the Lycée Technique Business School and ECG management, and the Conservatoire de Luxembourg.
The campus also offers sports facilities, including an athletics track, several gyms, an Olympic pool and a football field.
A Luxembourgish pre-school and primary schoolare also present on site as well as a school home for day-care centers.

For more infos about schools in Luxembourg visit the Education section of Just Arrived.

Transport/Bus:bus 4, 12, 15, 17, 24, 125, CN1 cover this area.
Hollerich is located near the P+R Bouillon car park.
There are also several vel’OH! self-service bicycle stations.

Housing: less expensivethan the adjoining Belair district, Hollerich attracts a heterogeneous population. To find out more about real estate prices Hollerich and districts of Luxembourg City

A district in the midst of change

Hollerich Village Eco-responsible Project

A major ecological project, “Hollerich Village”, combining a craft and commercial area, should be launched in the next few years. This plan could thus restore neighborhood’s heart of life.
This development project along the railway track is part of the larger “Porte de Hollerich” project.

Slaughterhouse processing, Schluechthaus

Nearby, and now used for various purposes, the slaughterhouse site must be transformed.The Schluechthaus currently houses the Sports Department of the City of Luxembourg, which is due to move, an indoor skatepark located Rue de l’Abattoir for skateboard, rollerblade and BMX, a section of the Red Cross, and scouting activities. The City of Luxembourg recently launched a call to residents to share their desires and suggestions for transforming and enhancing this 2.5 hectare site with green spaces, close to all amenities.
Several ideas have been identified, including preserving the old structures and classifying them as historic monuments, giving space to leisure, shops and cultural activities.

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