Cafe Silo

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description

brief description: 

parts of the former loading facility were used to convert the ground floor of an old grain silo into a café. With an imaginative creative concept, the former storage space was transformed into a unique venue (www.CafeSilo.de)

relevant filming facts

opening times: 
daily from 11:00 am to evening/night hours
usage: 
café and beer garden
condition: 
do-it-yourself, low-budget conversion of a former silo
interior architecture: 
industrial design. For some time now, the silo has not been used for its originally intended purpose due to excessive soiling caused by pigeons.
layout: 
rectangular, 80 m²
Background noise: 
quiet
surroundings: 
Osthafen port, supermarket, St. Arnualer Wiesen nature reserve
Lift/elevator: 
n/a
possible disturbing factors: 
heavy delivery traffic during early morning hours (supermarket next door)
Space restrictions: 
to be discussed
Time restrictions : 
to be discussed
Catering: 
brunch served in the café, other than that, self-catering upon agreement
premises: 
adjoining room on the 1st floor, approx. 80 m²
Filming experience: 
scenes for the German television police series Tatort have been filmed in the adjoining building. Media design for instructional filming, Internet projects for various events which took place on site.
comment: 
The cellar, which can be accessed via a concrete spiral staircase, is being used for events. Hanomag camper vans and sports boats are parked on the terrain. Across from the Osthafen port, an old landing stage has been laid bare, in part, in spring 2010.

accessibility

car: 
A 620, exit Ostspange, turn right onto An der Römerbrücke
train: 
Saarbahn tram-train stop Römerkastel 500 m

supply

sanitary facilities: 
3 sanitary containers, one of which is handicapped accessible and located right next to the silo
parking lot: 
space for approx. 12 cars directly in front of the building, more parking opportunities on the street (cul-de-sac)
electricity supply: 
220 and 400 V
water supply: 
available

contact

Steffen Conrad
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