Myllypuro – A district of sports and welfare services

Located in eastern Helsinki by the metro line, Myllypuro is known for its excellent sports facilities. A host of new houses, including an urban village built of wood, will be constructed in the area. A new campus of Metropolia University of Applied Sciences is now under construction partly on top of the metro for 6000 students and 500 employees. 

The popular indoor sports hall, Liikuntamylly is situated near Myllypuro metro station. Arena Center, one of the biggest floorball centres in Scandinavia, is also located near the area. An expansive park for recreation with indoor tennis courts and football pitches, an ice hockey hall and much recreational area can be found in the south of the district. 

New residences will be built in the centre as well as in the southern and eastern parts of the district. The urban village of wooden buildings is located in the southern part.

Contact information

Urban Development
City Excecutive Office
Project Engineer
Mr. Veijo Väyrynen
veijo.vayrynen (at)

Town Planning
Urban Environment Division
Head of Unit
Mrs. Anri Linden
anri.linden (at)

Land Allocation and Plot Issues
Real Estate Department
Head of Land Property Development and Plots
Mr. Sami Haapanen
sami.haapanen (at)