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New Zuidas cultural events subsidy scheme

Are you interested in organising a film festival, theatre production or concert in Zuidas? It could be possible thanks to a new subsidy scheme especially for cultural events. Private individuals and professional organisers can apply at any time during the year.

The A10 Zuid is set to close: come and see why

The evening of Saturday, 5 August 2023 marks the start of the closure of the A10 Zuid, in the direction of Utrecht and Hengelo. If you’re interested in finding out about what’s happening, why not come and take a look at the works at Amsterdam Zuid station. You can even take part in one (or more) of the other activities.

Progress made on plans for pocket park next to PI59

At the start of 2023, people in the Prinses Irenebuurt area had an opportunity in two rounds of digital consultation to express their views about the future use of the PI59 parking deck and the street next to it. Should it be used for plants and flowers, a boules court or a basketball field?

Emergency helicopter moves homebase out of Zuidas

The homebase for the emergency helicopter serving Amsterdam UMC, VUmc location, is moving to the western harbour area on 19 July 2023. The helipad on the roof of the VUmc will be maintained for the time being, but the number of flights will be significantly reduced.

Don’t miss the Zuidas Zomer Keet

Starting on 20 July 2023, the Zuidas Zomer Keet (Zuidas Summer Shack) will be back in Gustav Mahlerplein. In it, we’ll tell you all about the summer works at Amsterdam Zuid station, but there’s also much more: guided tours, workshops and tuktuk rides. Make sure you don’t miss it!

Suggest ideas (again) for the pocket park next to PI59

Starting on 1 May 2023, we are inviting the local community to suggest ideas for the pocket park between PI59 and law firm Freshfields. During the previous consultations in March, people’s preferences focused on green areas, sport and play. We now want to explore this in more detail. Will you contribute again, by swiping on the app?

VU Main Building marks 50th anniversary

Exactly 50 years ago, on 12 April 1973, the VU Main Building opened its doors at De Boelelaan 1105. With a floor area of around nine hectares, it was one of Amsterdam’s largest and tallest buildings. There was not yet a trace of Zuidas to be seen.

Zuidas Market is here to stay

Following a successful 18-month trial period, there’s good news: Zuidas Market is here to stay. From 9.00 until 17.00 every Thursday, Gershwinplein is the place to go for your groceries and delicatessen. Or simply to enjoy the atmosphere and have a chat.

Suggest ideas for the pocket park between PI59 and Freshfields

Between PI59, formerly home to the Amsterdam International Community School (AICS), and the law firm Freshfields, we have plans to create a pocket park. We are eager to do this in consultation with the local neighbourhood. Will you contribute your ideas?

Children and willows thrive in Ravel natural playground

In the Ravel residential neighbourhood, the Kindercampus Zuidas has a brand-new natural playground and it’s even better than the old one. ‘In my view, a natural playground can be judged a success if there are as many places to hide as possible.’

Plug pulled on Sapiens creative centre in Valley

The ‘Sapiens’ creative partnership that was set to become part of Valley is coming to an end. Its initiators, Inholland University of Applied Science, Naturalis Biodiversity Center and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam), have concluded that the enterprise is not viable.

2022 was quite the year – what does 2023 have in store?

Above all else, 2022 was the year when funding for the Zuidasdok project was finalized. But of course, it was also a year when we just kept on building. Many new homes were completed and work continued on the major upgrade at Amsterdam Zuid station. Preparations also began on the renovation of the motorway interchange at De Nieuwe Meer.
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