Press release

Published: July 6 2500Last change: July 6 1600

The municipality of Den Haag has recently been working on refurbishing various neighborhoods in the Loosduinen district of The Hague. The redesign of the Italian neighborhood is part of this. Nearby parking spaces are being redesigned, new trees are being planted and a 10 km per hour traffic regime. The Hague city council was informed today about the plan for this district.

Alderman Hilbert Bredemeijer: ”We are working hard to improve the quality of life. van Loosduinen to further increase. Among other things, by making the district greener and refurbishing the outdoor space. We are not there yet, but I am proud of the steps that have been taken recently together with the residents of Loosduinen. The plan for the Italian neighborhood is a good example of our further investments in the district.”Greener, meeting & improving road safety It is intended that the so-called crown surface of the trees in the Italian neighborhood with 1600m2 will increase. This makes the neighborhood greener and prevents heat stress. Nearby are additional benches to rest and relax on. Road safety is also being worked on by introducing new clear routing for pedestrians and a traffic regime of 14 km per hour. The local residents are involved in the development of the plan through (online) meetings.

For inspectionThe plan will be sent between 30 August and 2 October made available for inspection. Residents from the Italian neighborhood and beyond can submit a so-called view during this period by e-mail to or by post to the College of Mayor and Alderman of The Hague, PO Box 12600, 2020DJ The Hague, stating the view of the Preliminary Design Italian Neighborhood.

Refurbishment Plans Program To refurbish the Loosduinen district of The Hague, so-called Refurbishment Plans Program for Houtwijk, Nieuw Waldeck and Mariahoeve drawn up. The redevelopment of the Italian neighborhood is part of the Nieuw Waldeck refurbishment plan.



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