The Warsaw authorities have obtained permission to restore the Skra sports complex, which has fallen into disrepair in recent years. The Court of Appeal’s ruling in January this year contributed to this ruling, which ordered the RKS “Skra” Association to hand over the land occupied for more than 40 years to the city in accordance with the law. Nonetheless, the bailiff must help regain the area. In various cases, these cases have been heard for more than thirteen years.
-We will also rebuild Skra. The problems so far have been caused by people who have been taking care of Skra so far.-In October 2018, before the last local government election, Warsaw Mayor Rafał Trzaskowski promised. It looks like the promise will be fulfilled.
The architectural and urban competition for the modern concept of the sports complex ended in October 2018. The winner is Aleksander Wadas Studio, whose Skra concept is a facility for everyone.
-We are beginning to restore the Skra building to its due splendor. Due to the duration and degree of the city’s determination, this beginning is also the end of the long-term-fighting for the restoration of Skra, I have personally participated in the restoration of Skra from the very beginning of my tenure as Vice President- The Deputy Mayor of the Warsaw Capital, Renata Kaznowska, said on the official website of the Warsaw City of Warsaw.
The city began to clean up the neglected areas. Later this year, residents will be able to use sidetone. Negotiations on the terms of the contract will soon begin by the architectural studio, which will prepare the design for the first phase of the reconstruction of the facility. 25 million zlotys are set aside in the capital’s budget for its implementation and construction work.
The facility will open in Pole Mokotowskie. There will be a training ground with back-up facilities and an entertainment and sports area connecting the park to the complex. In addition, there will be a running route and outdoor gym. In winter, there will be places for skating, sledding and cross-country skiing lovers.
-We hope that Skra will become an important center for various sports activities and the promotion of a healthy lifestyle. I believe that after modernization, this place is crucial for overcoming obstacles related to young people starting physical exercises and training young talents. Therefore, it will become a model for other cities, with the support of the City Council, investment activities in Warsaw and other Polish cities-recognized by Councillor Paweł Lech, member of the Sports, Recreation and Tourism Committee of the Capital Council. Warsaw.
Secondly, after the necessary demolition, it is planned to allow residents to use the previous swimming pool space in the middle of 2022. These will be open places, naturally connected to the park of Pole Mokotowskie. The final stage of the project will be the reconstruction of the stadium. The initial cost of the new facility is 300-400 million PLN.