A set of new Heka buildings is being built at Kettutie 8 next to Herttoniemi hospital in Länsi-Herttoniemi, and its construction will be completed in the end of March.  The buildings have a total of 77 apartments. The application period begins on 3 January 2023. 

Applications must be submitted to the City of Helsinki. If you currently have a valid housing application, you can add the new apartments to the application by modifying the application during the apartments’ application period.

Kettutie 8 consists of three six-storey buildings with one staircase each. There is a total of 77 apartments, ranging from one-room apartments of 31.5 square metres to family apartments of 82 square metres. 

Each apartment features a glazed or French balcony. Each apartment has its own heated storage space in the basement. Passage to all apartments is accessible, and the apartments have been designed to be accessible. The bathrooms feature wet underfloor heating. Some of the apartments feature a walk-in cupboard. The kitchens have connections for a dishwasher, and the bathrooms have connections for a washing machine.  

The entrance to the stairway is on Kettutie and the accessible entrance is located at the end of the building on the courtyard side. Common facilities for the residents include a club room, a laundry, drying rooms, storage rooms for outdoor equipment, an emergency shelter and storage rooms for prams. The shared saunas are located on the topmost floors of buildings A and C.

The parking facility is located under the yard, and 23 of its parking spaces have been reserved for the residents of this location. There is an OmaGo car for the joint use of the residents. 

As with Heka’s other new buildings, smoking is prohibited in the apartments, on the balconies, and in the shared facilities. Smoking is also prohibited in the courtyard, with the exception of any separate designated smoking areas.

The Siilitie metro station is less than 500 metres away, and Kettutie has great connections in all directions for pedestrian and bicycle traffic. The nearest services are by Siilitie and at the western end of Kettutie. The Herttoniemi metro station is approximately 1.5 kilometres away.

The building is designed by architecture firm A-Konsultit Oy.

For more details on the building and the rental information and floor plans of the apartments, please see the location’s webpage.