Geographical main areas

H22 City Expo will highlight three main areas of the city; Drottninghög, SeaU and Oceanhamnen. It will also incorporate a central city area in downtown Helsingborg, along with selected locations around the city and region that we call satellites.


In an old port and industrial area in central Helsingborg, an entirely new city district is being created with the ambition of becoming an urban archipelago where the focus in on both quality of life and sustainability. In addition to homes and retail outlets at this fantastic location, Oceanhamnen will accommodate office buildings, a preschool, a quayside promenade, a seawater pool, a sand beach, and a park in the old dry dock.

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A state-of-the-art hotel and congress facility and 155 homes are being built right by the sea in the heart of central Helsingborg. What was once a large car park is being transformed into accommodation for both the city’s residents and its visitors. In addition to the homes being built, a park will also be established along the quayside promenade to be enjoyed by all.



Drottninghög was the first area built in Helsingborg as part of the Million Programme. This was an ambitious public housing project between 1965 and 1974 with the aim of building one million affordable homes in response to a housing shortage. This type of neighbourhood became known for its monotonous design and lack of diversity.

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