Barracks in Olomouc, Czechia
1. máje 803/1
in Olomouc

Kazerne in Olomouc, Tsjechië luchtfoto 0

Object information

1. máje 803/1, 779 00 Olomouc
Current use:
Administrative and storage
Designated use:
Area of public facilities, monument zone
Surface (GFA):
approx. 19,363 m²
Size of plot:
approx. 9,158 m²
Year of construction:
approx. 1840

Barracks in Olomouc

Please note: this object is offered by Úřad pro zastupování státu ve věcech majetkových (ÚZSVM) and therefore falls outside the scope of the sales procedures of the Central Government Real Estate Agency. For more information, please contact ÚZSVM. ÚZSVM is a member of PuRE-net. PuRE-net (the Public Real Estate Network) is a European organisation gathering national real estate agencies and ministries responsible for public real estate across Europe. Rijksvastgoedbedrijf (RVB), the Dutch Central Government Real Estate Agency, is the Dutch representative in PuRE-net.

The former military barracks building is located in the historic centre of city of Olomouc within the area of the 1. máje, Koželužská, Hanáckého pluku and Pekární streets. The Barracks in Olomouc are recently withdrawn from sale procedure due to acute need of state property that can be used for the shelter of asylum seekers and administrative space for shelter´s workers.

The barracks were built in the 19th century, as a part of a bastion fortress. The five-storey building is located on a slope. From the 1. máje street only three floors are visible, the remaining two are below street level. It is an important urban element and an example of classicist military architecture with a unique architectural and military history.

The barracks building is situated in a historical centre of Olomouc, approximately 10 minutes of walking distance (600 m) from city’s main square (Horní náměstí), in a neighbourhood of museums, theatres and churches. City of Olomouc itself lies in a central Moravia, it is a major motorway and railway hub. Distanced approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes hours of drive from Vienna and 3 hours and 45 minutes from Prague by car.

Possibilities and purpose
The purpose of the building is an area of public facilities and monument zone.

The building was recently used for administrative and storage purposes but currently is empty. It can house 231 offices for 550 employees. The barracks building has a total surface area of 19.363 m2. This total surface area is divided in 6.601 m2 office space, 4.576 m2 storage and 8.186 m2 other area. The total office space is 34.1 % of floor area. The total storage area constitutes 23.6 %.

This property is a listed building.

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Contact details

Person to contact: Andrej Bančanský
Telephone: +420 225 776 776
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Website: ÚZSVM

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