Services at Hiedanranta
Eat, have a cup of coffee, organise a meeting or enjoy culture at Hiedanranta! There is plenty to do at Hiedanranta, and the area offers a great setting for both work and leisure. You can also rent a working space, meeting facilities and locations for events. Unfortunately, COVID-19 is currently affecting the use and booking of the premises.
Meeting rooms Wilhelm and Marie are suitable for 15 and 8 people with safe distances and offer basic-level meeting technology. Making a reservation requires a registration that is free of charge.
The lobby of Lielahti Manor, the manor park and the Saunalava stage can be booked for inclusive and free events and performances, not for commercial purposes. The lobby is suitable for 20 people with safe distances and moveable seats. The manor also has a light PA system and a video projector. Contact Cultural Affairs for more information about booking the lobby and the parks.
Jukola at Hiedanranta is a historic wooden house that has been renovated beautifully. It has an innovation space that can be booked for meetings and workshops related to the development of the district. The space is suitable for approximately twenty people. Jukola is closed until further notice due to COVID-19. We will let you know when the meeting room is again available for bookings.
Indoor skatepark Kenneli D.I.Y. is an interesting opportunity if you are looking for a unique space! This space is suitable for 150 people and great for theatre performances or concerts. The skatepark is administered by Pirkanmaan Kaarikoirat association.
Café and Restaurant
Manor Café Mielihyvin
Maintained by Sopimusvuori ry, the café offers sweet and savoury pastries, refreshments and ice cream. You can borrow outdoor games and play a round or two in the stunning lakeside scenery in the manor’s garden. The café also organises small-scale events, community meetings and exhibitions. In addition to salaried staff, the café employs customers of rehabilitative work.
Address: Tehdaskartanonkatu 38
During the summer season, Hiedanranta has an EasyBike pickup and drop-off area. The EasyBike parking areas area located in front of Lielahti Manor, Kuivaamo entrance and at the Paasikiventie end. A pedestrian and bike path runs from the Paasikiventie underpass to Lielahti Manor and from thereon to Niemenranta.
Pedestrians and bikers can still access Hiedanranta through the Lielahti commercial area to Lielahdenkatu from where you turn to the mill area and Hiedanranta.
Hiedanranta is also the home of many different services from hobbies to arts and culture. Come to events, try out a skateboard, exercise, enjoy street art or shop arts and crafts supplies! Here are a few examples of the offering:
Kenneli D.I.Y is Finland’s largest concrete indoor skatepark for skaters of all ages. Pirkanmaan Kaarikoirat has expanded the skatepark also outdoors.
The Spraycankontrol street art park features graffiti and murals from more than 200 artists from more than 20 countries and four continents. The works of art in the area cover around 3,000 m2, which makes it the largest graffiti and street art park in Finland.
The Sellupuisto disc golf course encompasses nine courses, and it is suitable for both beginners and more experienced enthusiasts.
Photograph: Samuli Halén
You can order guided Hiedanranta tours subject to a charge from Tampere Tourist Guides.
The district of the future full of history
The guided tour of Hiedanranta introduces the history, current status and future use of the district and its buildings, such as the imposing manor and old mill properties. The tour also presents the future Hiedanranta district that is planned to become a modern city district of more than 20,000 residents and 10,000 jobs by 2050 where new innovations of the circular economy and sustainable development will flourish. The tour starts and ends at Lielahti Manor (Tehdaskartanonkatu 38). Duration 1.5 hrs or as agreed.
Hiedanranta – Lielahti of the Nottbeck family
The owners of the Finlayson factory left their mark on the history of Tampere but also on Lielahti where they had an impressive manor and a farm. How can the Nottbeck era be seen in Hiedanranta today?