Development of the “industrial way” (the “Gray way”)


The Committee for Economic Policy and Strategic Planning of St. Petersburg is a coordinator of the preparation of proposals for using and involving industrial areas adjacent to the historic center of St. Petersburg, in the economic circulation (the “Industrial way” or the “Gray Way”).

The first step of this work is large-scale inventories of the given territory. The Committee for Industrial Police and Innovation of St. Petersburg is the responsible implementer of this event.

Currently, in accordance with the instructions of the Governor of St. Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko, in all industrial areas of St. Petersburg are preparing for the further inventory of the industrial zone.

The inventory work in the “Gray way” is necessary for further consideration of the issue of measures for developing of the industrial way of “The economic and social development of St. Petersburg in 2002-2020” Government Program.

The Committee for Economic Policy and Strategic Planning of St. Petersburg created a working group for preparing proposals for using and involving the industrial zone in the economic circulation. The structure involves representatives of executive authorities of St. Petersburg, members of St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly and experts of specialized project organizations.

The task of the working group is to collection of information, to consideration of proposals, and to agree on the following points in the executive bodies of State authority, in St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly and in specialized project organizations.

In order for the working group to carry out the tasks entrusted to it, and will have the following terms of reference:
- considers of proposals for developing of the “Gray way”;
- quantitative and qualitative analysis of collected information;
- takes decisions on matters clearly within the competence of the working group;
- requests information and documents that are necessary for public authorities and local authorities work;
- invites members of St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly to attend in the meetings of the working group.

The meetings of working group are held as required.

The Committee for Construction and Architecture announced a closed international architectural, town-planning competition to develop a master plan of reconstruction the historical industrial territory of St. Petersburg in 2016. In addition to develop the master plan for participants proposed to elaborate of a functional planning to three-dimensional development conception of the “pilot” project.

Following the voting by the members of the Experts Council and Competition Jury made a list of 9 architectural bureaus of participants in May 2016.

Additional information was available on the official website of the Committee for Construction and Architecture.