The EBRD is considering providing a loan up EUR 250 million equivalent in Polish zloty for to fund the capex and research and development of the new VW greenfield plant in Białężyce, near Września, Poland, approx. 50km east of Poznań.
The plant will manufacture the Crafter, a light commercial vehicle, and consist of a body shop, a paint shop, an assembly line, a logistics centre, a supplier park and facilities for prototype production, quality assurance and auxiliary services with a combined output capacity of potentially 100,000 light commercial vehicles per year. It is planned to be the only Volkswagen Group plant to manufacture the Crafter which is sold in Europe, North and South America, Asia and Africa.
German version of EIA
The full ESIA in Polish is found below :
Full EIA availability
Full EIA documentation is available locally at:
1. Sponsor’s Local office
- Volkswagen Poznań Sp. z o.o office in Poznań, ul. Warszawska 349, 61-060 Poznań, and
- Volkswagen Poznań Sp. z o.o office in Września, ul. Sikorskiego 44, 62-300 Września,
Contact Ms Monika Hajbowicz; tel.+ 48 61 871 42 11;
2. Local community
Urzędzie Miasta i Gminy we Wrześni, ul. Ratuszowa 1. Contact Mr Agnieszka Wawrzyniak – Land Management and Architecture Department, Tel. + 48 61 640 40 31 (open hours 8:00-15:00 local time)
Special Economic Zone office:
Wałbrzyskiej Specjalnej Strefy Ekonomicznej „INVEST-PARK” Sp. z o.o., ul. Chopina 8, 62-300 Września. Contact: Jacek Konopka . Tel. +48 61 640 03 00 (open hours 7:30-15:30 local time)
3. EBRD Resident Office in Warsaw
ul. Emillii Platter 52
Tel: 48 (22) 520 57 00
Contact: Mr Patryk Borzecki
The ESIA package has also been released for public review by the project sponsor on the project websites.
This document was prepared at an early stage of project development, before consideration by the EBRD Board of Directors. Details of a project may change following disclosure.
Environmental and Social Impact Assessments and ESIA summaries are produced by project sponsors, and the EBRD makes them available without any comment or implied endorsement. Any views expressed or statements made in the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment or the ESIA Summary do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the EBRD.
Last updated 25 June 2014