Engine shed and new commercial building

Water in front of the pithead baths

Pithead baths

pithead baths with entrance

Entrance to pithead baths

building at night

outbuilding

New commercial building

Gründerzentrum und Gewerbestandort Arenberg

www.route-industriekultur.de

Horster Straße/Im Blankenfeld, 46238 Bottrop

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listed building converted, renovated or extended

2004-2007

Contemporary

Büro Biefang
(conversion of pit-building)
Peter Freudenthal | LEG (Dortmund)
(pithead baths)
VSI Generalplaner GmbH & Co.KG
(engine shed, commercial building, annex)
Büro Drecker
(design of pit-place)

Verfürth | Stratmann | Komarek GbR
(engine shed, commercial building, annex)
Gründer- und Technologiezentrum (BGT) GmbH
LEG Landesentwicklungsgesellschaft NRW GmbH
(pithead baths)

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Gründerzentrum und Gewerbestandort Arenberg

The former Arenberg-Fortsetzung was once deemed a model pit before it was closed and for half a century nothing really happened on the site. The pit had been founded by Gewerkschaft Arenberg-Fortsetzung, which acquired a part of the Welheim pit in 1902 and started to bore a double pit in 1910. In 1912, the first coal was mined and in 1930 Zeche Prosper took over mining in the Arenberg-Fortsetzung field. In the 1970s, RAG re-activated the pit and had a new steel box brace pit frame for shaft 1 built. However, the re-activated pit didn’t last long. By 1981, the pit frame was demolished and both mine shafts filled.
Today, Arenberg-Fortsetzung again serves as a model. The site – surrounded by the old, freshly renovated pit wall – is seeing the development of a start-up and technology centre. The hot bed is the ensemble of preserved listed surface facilities: wage hall, pithead baths, fitter’s shop/forge and gate house.
The historicist wage hall with art nouveau elements is worth mentioning. It is a typical example of the industrial Wilhelminian architecture and is now used as a concert hall. The brick building was converted, now featuring an iron-glass roof.
The site is situated near the Batenbrock waste tip with the Tetraeder as a landmark.

See also Tetraeder

Author: Route Industriekultur / Editorial baukunst-nrw
Last changed on 24.06.2009

 

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