If you are used to taking the metro line A between Jolimont and Les Argoulets, well you know that the Roseraie is called La Roseda in Occitan. This is what you announce Muriel Batbie, the voice of the Tisséo metro: estacion venenta Roseda. Roseraie therefore gives in Occitan Roseda, on the model irangeda for orange grove or pomareda for apple orchard.
Why this name Roseraie or Roseda?
E ben pr’amor that in 1932 / in 1932 when the city of Toulouse decides to create this district, the elected officials give to all the new arteries, names of flowers. In no way is a brave world without a string of coma quarry names: rue des Orchidées, rue des Anémones or even rue des Pervenches. The main street of the district will naturally take the name of avenue de la Roseraie / avenguda de la Roseda. Before the creation of the Roseraie, this Toulouse district was mainly agricultural. Amai, de moton paissián / sheep were still grazing on the last plots in the late 70s.
La Roseraie is undergoing a major evolution…
Fins ara, i aviá not only ostals / until now, the Roseraie was essentially a suburban district. La Roseraie is also the story of the Latécoère aviation factory, which was established in the 1940s. In May of 2018 / in May 2018, a new factory was taken over in Montredon (at east of Toulouse), resulting in the demolition of part of the historic site of Périole in the same year. Latécoère’s new head office is a building of almost 13,000 m2. This head office is the last reminder of the industrial presence of the aeronautical firm located close to the city center of Toulouse. Aqueste maitin, disèm farewell-siatz to your other than our escotatz a la Roseda. France Bleu Occitanie at the Roseraie and Toulouse on 91.8.