The DROHME Melting Park over time

When will DROHME Park be fully open? In 2021! Here is a little timeline to give you a clearer idea.

2014

  • Contract awarded following the Brussels-Capital Region’s call for tenders
  • Start of the DROHME franchise
  • Meetings with all stakeholders.

2015

  • Building and Environmental Permit applications
  • Activities that reflect DROHME’s values
    • Apple Day
    • Immorun
    • Run to Rio
    • Walk for the climate
    • Hippodrome Terrace.
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2016

  • Handover of buildings restored to their former glory: Grandstand, Le Pesage, Small Stand and Starting Tower
  • Site sanitation and safety works
  • Activities that reflect DROHME’s values
    • Heritage Day
    • Immorun
    • Apple Day
    • Hippodrome Terrace
    • Jazz for U concert
    • Foodtrucks
    • Christmas drink
  • Public presentation of the project
  • Corporate activities
    • Recording of The Voice.

2017

  • Environmental permit granted
  • The first buildings open for B2B activities: Grandstand, Small Stand, etc.
  • Activities that reflect DROHME’s values
    • Apple Day
    • Contrast exhibition
    • Day of the Sonian Forest
    • Heritage Day
    • Christmas market Belgian designers: Labelle Christmas Market
    • POneyx
    • Sing @ DROHME (singing contest)
    • Sport: Yoga, Pilates
    • Think Mobility
    • Hippodrome’s terrace.

2018

  • Building and heritage permits granted
  • Opening of Le Pesage
  • Sports, nature, cultural and entertainment activities:
    • Runs: Run to Tokyo / Ecotrail / Kickcancer
    • Expo 15
    • Heritage Day
    • Day of the Sonian Forest
    • Festen: interactive theatre under a tent
    • TO2
  • Corporate activities.

 

2019

  • Seasonal activities that reflect the DROHME values (Sonian Forest Day, Heritage Day, runs, etc.)
  • Permanent activities:
    • Golf
    • Pesage
    • Walks
  • Infrastructure and utilities works by the SAU
  • Beginning of restoration work on entrances and awnings.

2020*2021

  • Building development works
  • Construction works (House of the Forest, etc.)
  • Site development works (car park, Sports Complex, play area, ring, etc.)
  • Opening of the Treetops Course
  • Interior development works on the buildings
  • Site development works (Betting Village, logistics area, etc.)
  • Seasonal activities revolving around nature, sport and well-being
  • Corporate activities
  • Betting village: energizing the spaces of the Grand Tribune for the general public. (consistent with with sport, nature, well-being themes).

2022

  • Opening of the House of the Forest
  • Treetop Viewpoint works
  • Betting village: energizing the spaces of the Grand Tribune for the general public. (consistent with with sport, nature, well-being themes).

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