You have undoubtedly seen the cranes erected on the left bank of Rouen, along Avenue Jean Rondeau, which have been active for months. This is the site of the Éveil de Flaubert eco-district. The 1.6 hectare site will bring together homes, offices, shops, all built in durable materials (wood and concrete) and gardens. Work began in January 2021, but the Minister of Housing, Emmanuelle Wargon came to lay the foundation stone on Friday, November 26.
The “diversity” of the project launched by the minister
The buildings that can be seen emerging from the ground today are offices: 9,000 square meters in total, two-thirds of which will be occupied by Bouygues Bâtiment. The remaining 3,500 square meters will be leased to companies.
In addition to offices, services and 400 housing units will be built on the site of the old railway wasteland. “It is very important not to specialize neighborhoods with only housing, offices or shops underlined Emmanuelle Wargon, but rather that we build small pieces of city that meet all needs. “
The housing minister also provoked the innovative construction buildings. She announced in particular that the Norman company Manubois would receive industrial support of 1.6 million euros for innovation in construction.
30 social housing
Out of all the dwellings, 30 apartments will become social housing. These housing types 1 to 4 to come affordable prices, a strong energy performance, an outdoor space and a room for bicycles and meters in each accommodation which will allow the exact consumption of tenants to be measured. “Our mission is to house more modest and fragile people in quality housing”, explains Ariane Massière, general manager of Rouen habitat, the city’s lessor.
The advanced site “invite”, assures Director Pierre Yves Muller, Managing Director of linkicty, a Bouygues subsidiary in charge of construction. “The delivery will be ensured without problem within the agreed deadlines, that is to say in two years – two and a half years in 2023”, he specifies.