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Lloyd kwartier

The Lloyd kwartier was originally the departure point for passenger ships which left for Indonesia (a former Dutch colony). Now this historic area has a new purpose. Here is a complex of warehouses have been restored while still keeping their original designs and details. Offices and studio's related to creative industries like media and design are housed here, but also the hotel/restaurant STROOM. To get to Scheepvaartkwartier you have to walk 25 minutes in a south-western direction of Rotterdam Central Station.


St. Jobsveem, 1912

Facing the Maas you find St. Jobsveem on your left. This building was once a storage house for colonial goods but it currently has 109 lofts. Architect J. Kanters, son of the well-known architect Th.L. Kanters, was responsible for the building. The renovation of this enormous building was done by architect Robert Winkel vof Mei. Architects.

Lloydstraat, No public access


The Schiecentrale, 1905

The Schiecentrale is a former electricity control station but now the renovated workspaces house numerous (new) media companies and visual art. Besides ordinary red bricks they used also natural stones to spice up the building a bit.

Lloydstraat, No public access except for cafes and bars


Scheepvaart en Transport College, 2005

Close to the waterside you will see a blue and white-checkered building. This is the Scheepvaart en Transport College created by the architects of Neutelings Riedijk Architecten. Students can major in various naval and transport fields. The school restaurant is on the ground floor by the Maas River while the 70 meter high tower has an auditorium overlooking the Rotterdam port.

Lloydstraat 300, no public access