Konsumzentrale – local area:
Plagwitz is an old industrial area that has developed into one of Leipzig's young hotspots over the last few years. Start-ups work alongside established companies as well as creative businesses, manufacturers and service providers. You can feel the lively atmosphere here every day. Families, singles, artists and locals all mingle in the green, leafy streets among the nineteenth-century houses, lofts and industrial buildings.
18 minutes by bike
Leipzig is the fastest growing city in Germany, alongside Münster, with the highest increase in population since 2010. This could be thanks to the compact and historically striking city centre. The internationally renowned St Thomas Church and Bach, the Mädler arcade and Goethe, the Gewandhaus concert hall, Leipzig University, St Nicholas Church and Leipzig Opera are all living testament to Leipzig's prolific citizens.
9 minutes on foot
Karl-Heine-Straße is one of the best streets in Plagwitz for strolling and shopping, and is packed full of culture. It has everything you need to enjoy life, from shops to beer gardens. As well as the Schaubühne Lindenfels, a historic venue for theatre, cinema and dining out.
12 minutes on foot
Just beyond Plagwitz station is the old Baumwollspinnerei, now a world-famous artistic community. They offer legendary tours of the galleries and exhibitions called "Rundgänge".
2 minutes on foot
Walk along the path or take to the water and follow the canal through Leipzigs greenest areas into the city centre or out to the harbour at Lindenau. Leipzig is a city of water – hop in a canoe and you can paddle all the way out to Lake Cospuden.
5 minutes on foot
Westwerk is a collection of old industrial buildings on Karl-Heine-Straße that offers everyday shopping in a creative atmosphere. This is where Konsum Leipzig has its largest store in Plagwitz. And anyone making a stop for a beer at the Kaiserbad is sure to see some familiar faces.