The Wielewaal estate in Eindhoven must above all remain as it is. Philips heritage must remain visible, it must remain a forest and not be open to the public day and night

That is the result of opinions and ideas that the municipality collected in the city at the end of last year. Among other things, an online survey was held that was completed by approximately 1800 people from inside and outside Eindhoven. The results will be used for a vision that the municipality will draw up for the so-called urban forest of which the estate is part.

The municipality of Eindhoven became the owner of the former domain of the Philips family last year for 29 million euros. The estate is intended to open partially or in phases from 2025.

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