Press invitation Which future for the Meyboom building in Rue des Sables in Brussels? Where will the new KU Leuven site be located?

Brussels State Secretary for Urbanism and Heritage Pascal Smet, Belfius Insurance CEO Dirk Vanderschrick, KU Leuven rector Luc Sels and alderwoman for Urbanism and Public Space of the City of Brussels Ans Persoons invite you to a press briefing this Thursday about the future of the Meyboom building at the corner of Rue des Sables and Rue du Marais in the centre of Brussels and about the future plans of KU Leuven in Brussels.

The press briefing with explanations of the State Secretary, the CEO of Belfius, the rector of KU Leuven and the alderwoman of the City of Brussels will take place in the Meyboom building in Rue des Sables. Afterwards there will be the opportunity to ask questions and to participate in a site visit in the immediate surroundings.

Please confirm your presence by email at This way, we can organise the press conference in good and safe conditions.

Practical information:

  • Time: Thursday 16 September 2021 – 8.45 a.m.
  • Location: The building on the corner of 33 Rue des Sables and 3 Rue du Marais – entrance on the side of Rue des Sables.
  • Parking places available in “Passage 44”, Rue de l’Ommegang 16-20, 1000 Brussels
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Damiaan De Jonge Woordvoerder, Kabinet Pascal Smet
Damiaan De Jonge Woordvoerder, Kabinet Pascal Smet
About Pascal Smet

Brussels Government, Secretary of State for Urbanism and Heritage - European and International Relations - Foreign Trade - Fire fighting and Emmergency medical Assistance

Member of the Board of the Flemish Community Commission (VGC), responsible for Culture, Youth, Sport and Urban Policy

Pascal Smet
Koning Albert II laan 37 - 12de
1030 Brussel