An early autumn in 2021 photo of Heikintori.
Photograph of Heikintori.Photo: City of Espoo

Town planning for Heikintori shopping centre

Local detailed plansTapiola

Lead The aim of the town planning is to renovate the architecturally valuable Heikintori shopping centre and explore the possibility of additional construction on top of it, mainly for housing. The multi-storey car park will be demolished and replaced by housing and underground parking. Maintenance activities in the area will be moved underground.

Plan name

Tapiolan keskus

Area number


Type of land use plan

Local detailed plan amendment


Proposal phase


Applicant Private landowner

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(external link).​

Read more about participation in planning from the page Participation is part of city planning.(external link)

Sampo Sikiö

Area Architect, Detailed Planning+358 46 8773474Tekniikantie 15, Otaniemi