Read about the main urban development projects in Tourcoing for the months and years to come … Small or large, they all help to improve the living environment of the town’s inhabitants and add to Tourcoing’s attractiveness in the Lille metropolitan area and beyond.
Projects are planned within the districts to make daily life easier and better for their inhabitants. They concern, for example, the renovation of schools, sports halls, etc.
The Council has embarked on an ambitious development programme known as the “Swimming Pool Quadrilateral”: a strategic area covering 5 hectares between rue Nationale, rue du Bus, rue du Haze and rue Gabriel Péri.
After four years in temporary accommodation on the La Tossée site, the “Institut du Monde Arabe”(IMA) is to establish a permanent presence in the region, setting up its first decentralised branch in a building representative of Tourcoing’s heritage, renovated for its new purpose: the former swimming school.
A project to redevelop the station, Place Sémard and the surrounding area is under study with the aim of creating a multimodal underground system between Tourcoing town centre and the Union eco-district.
Close to the border between France and Belgium and the motorway (Auchan Roncq shopping centre), this huge commercial site will be given over to household and leisure goods, as the new home for Décathlon and Leroy-Merlin.