Development sites for services, offices and housing on the canal bank

The city of Hamm is developing a new urban district in the waterside vicinity of the Datteln-Hamm Canal. In future, residential and office space will be created here with a top waterfront location, offering direct (walking distance) links to Hamm city centre. The main railway station is just 800 m from the site. A high level of spatial quality is generated via public investment in the design of the Schleusenplatz area within the quarter. The building of a new water sports centre (canoeing) with independent gastronomic offers has seen € 5 m already invested in structural developments. Work began in September 2019.


The site features optimal links to local and interregional transport routes – the recently modernised main railway station is a crossing point for the two most important German ICE express train routes, Cologne – Berlin and Hamburg – Munich, whilst the two autobahns A1 and A2 can be reached in 20 and 15 minutes respectively. Two hotels, the shops of the town centre as well as a museum, library, VHS adult education centre and a university are just a five-minute walk away. In addition to the central bus station there are also public and private parking facilities in the direct vicinity, enabling optimal local accessibility.

Hamm is a university and knowledge centre, with the Hamm-Lippstadt University of Applied Sciences, SRH University Hamm, the Fraunhofer application centre and the Innovationszentrum Hamm. Trimodal transport connections (water, road, rail) ensure good accessibility.

Your contact person

Martin Zerle
Stadt Hamm | Stadtplanungsamt

Tel.: +49 2381 17-4162


Your contact person

Carsten Lantzerath-Flesch
Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft Hamm mbH

Tel.: +49 2381 9293–103


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