The DROHME Melting Park over time

Countdown to 2019... A little timeline to help you understand our milestones.


  • Contract awarded following the Brussels-Capital Region’s call for tenders
  • Start of the DROHME franchise
  • The DROHME team sets up on site
  • Meetings with all stakeholders


  • Building and environmental permit applications
  • Launch of Nature/Sport/Culture/Education/Leisure activities:
    • First Apple Day
    • The Gypsy caravan arrives
    • Sports activities: jogging, Run to Rio, Immorun, etc.
    • Work with architects, urban planners and landscapers
    • Meeting with the authorities
    • Dialogue with stakeholders


  • Handover of buildings restored to their former glory: Grandstand, Weighing Room, Small Stand and Starting Tower
  • Sanitation works and securing the site
  • Programme of Nature/Sport/Culture/Education/Leisure events:
    • tours and visits on our heritage days
    • Second Apple Day
    • Jazz concerts
    • Sports and leisure activities for all ages (Nordic walking, yoga, Pilates, etc.)


  • The first buildings open for business: Grandstand, Weighing Room Brasserie, Small Stand
  • The programme of Nature/Sport/Culture/Education/Leisure events continues
Food trucks at DROH!ME


  • The programme of Nature/Sport/Culture/Education/Leisure events continues
  • Interior works on the buildings
  • Site landscaping
  • Permits granted


  • Full opening of the DROHME Melting Park
  • All infrastructure available
  • Site fully operational
  • Meeting with general public
  • Programme of Nature/Sport/Culture/Education/Leisure events