Aerial photo of the surroundings of the plan amendment area in 2021.
Aerial photo of the surroundings of the plan amendment area in 2021.Photo: City of Espoo

Expansion of the Postipuu school and day care centre

Local detailed plansLeppävaara

The goal of the town planning is to enable the expansion of the facilities of the Postipuu school and day care centre. The intention is to demolish some of the current buildings. In addition, the expansion of the current plots to create sufficient outdoor areas and the expansion of the public parking area on the northern side of Ruutikatu and its use for the school’s parking needs will be studied in the planning. The participation and assessment scheme and the preparation material for the plan are estimated to become available for viewing in spring 2023.

Plan name

Postipuu School

Area number


Type of land use plan

Local detailed plan amendment


Starting phase


City of Espoo

Background information

The facilities of the Postipuu school and day care centre will be expanded to meet the needs of the growing population. The aim of the town planning is to use the plots more efficiently. The primary objective of the Premises Department is a joint project, in which the plots are joined and the functions are placed in the same building. The walking and cycling connections as well as the Kirkkalanoja streaming water area that crosses the area are taken into account in the planning.

Read more about the preparation and content of the plan on the project webpage in Finnish

You can find current information about the progress of a plan on the plan webpage in Finnish. For more information, you can contact the planners. You can participate in the planning process by submitting an opinion during the preparation stage or an objection during the proposal stage.

What are the preparation stage, public review and proposal stage? 

You can read more about the process of detailed planning and resident participation on the page Detailed planning process in stages.

Read more about participation in planning from the page Participation is part of city planning


Jenni Mikkola

Architect, Detailed planning+358 43 8252864Tekniikantie 15, Otaniemi

Ina Westerlund

Landscape Architect+358 40 6369256Tekniikantie 15, Otaniemi

Tarja Pennanen

Planning Manager, Traffic and transportation planning for detailed plans+358 46 8773002Tekniikantie 15, Otaniemi
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