What can you do with a derelict industrial site? Why, a new neighbourhood with a bright future, of course! In Saint-Chamond, they’ve sent the war machines off to be made somewhere else and converted the old factory into giant leisure area. Novaciéries, as it’s called, covers a 45-hectare site. It’s a sustainable neighbourhood, a landscaped park and an eco-industrial site, all at once. Homes, shops, transport, leisure park… this new eco-responsible neighbourhood has something to keep everyone happy. A little bit of shopping, cycle tracks and skatepark over here, connected spaces over there, an open-air stage, a cinema over there, and even a water garden supplied by rainwater and because we like to do things well, the site qualifies for the national “EcoQuartier” label. Hats off to Saint-Chamond!

  • Saint-Etienne Métropole_Jérôme Abou
  • Saint-Etienne Métropole _Daniel Grand (3)
  • Saint-Etienne Métropole Fabrice Roure (3)
  • Saint-Etienne Métropole _Daniel Grand (16)
  • Saint-Etienne Métropole _Daniel Grand (10)
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  • Saint-Etienne Métropole _Daniel Grand (13)
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  • Saint-Etienne Métropole Jérôme Abou (2)
  • General information
  • Location
  • Novaciéries reconquers Saint-Chamond!
    1 rue de Saint-Etienne
    42400 Saint-Chamond

    https://www.saint-etienne-metropole.fr/projets/grands-projets/novacieries