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Kvaglund and Veldtofte - Esbjerg Ø

Kvaglund, Stengårdsvej, Lykkegårdsparken and Veldtofte. Apartment or villa. There is a lot to choose from in Esbjerg Ø's residential areas.

Suburbs with community and green spaces

Along the southern part of Kvaglund there is a large green space, and further to the south you will find the Stengårdsvej area as well as Veldtofte and Novrup.

The northern part of Kvaglund is characterized by single-family homes arranged around common green areas as well as clustered housing. Kvaglund Center can be found in the suburb’s central common area. Kvaglund park includes ball fields and acts as a green oasis amongst the area’s apartment complexes and single-family housing.

Kvaglund Center can be found in the suburb’s central common area. Kvaglund park includes ball fields and acts as a green oasis amongst the area’s apartment complexes and single-family housing.

Find a community close to it all

Kvaglund and Veldtofte lie southeast of Esbjerg and have approx. 7,400 inhabitants. From here it takes approx. 2 minutes by car to E20, 10 minutes to Esbjerg Center and 7 minutes to Esbjerg sports park.

Community spirit

There are many activities in Kvaglund and on Stengårdsvej with rich possibilities to participate in the local community.

Kvaglund hall is a central hub together with the housing associations, church, library, Neighborhood Project 3 in 1 and the residents’ associations which hold ongoing events such as Kvaglund Day, Christmas Fest, Saint Hans Fest, Baby Bazaar, indoor flea markets, concerts and community dinners.

In Veldtofte the popular EFI halls and Veldtofte sports park attract visitors from all around Esbjerg.

A number of international networks are located in Kvaglund, which are driven by for example the Cross Cultural Centre and Kvaglund Church, such as International men´s club, women meeting women, international bible study club, language café and more.

Esbjerg Gymnasium with an International IB line is located in Kvaglund.

Schools, after-school care (SFO) & clubs

Esbjerg Municipality is divided into seven school districts and a district named city of children. Esbjerg East falls under three school districts with associated after-school care programs (SFO) and youth clubs.

Children in central Kvaglund and the northern part of Stengårdsvej belongs to Kvaglundskolen Signatur. Children in the area of Jerne (including Storegade) and the southern part of Stengårdsvej belongs to Bakkeskolen Cosmos. Children in veldtofte belongs to Præstegårdsskolen Urban. 

In Kvaglund, you will find:

Kvaglundskolen Signatur with grades from 0-9.

Associated after school cares (SFO)

Youth club

In Jerne you will find:

Bakkeskolen Cosmos with grades from 0-9.

Associated after school cares (SFO)

Youth club

 In Østerbyen, you will find:

Præstegårdsskolen Urban with grades from 0-9.

Associated after school cares (SFO)

Youth club

Below you can take a closer look at where the different schools are located via the dynamic map.

Read more about schools, school districts and signing children up for 0 grade schooling here (in Danish)

 

Discover schools and school districts in Esbjerg Municipality on this dynamic map.

Childcare

Esbjerg Municipality is divided into enrollment districts. Residents in Eastern Esbjerg fall under different districts. Below you can get an overview of options in the various districts. 

In district Kvaglund, which covers central Kvaglund and the northern part of Stengårdsvej, you will find:

Børnehuset Kvaglund (childcare and kindergarten) in Kvaglund 
Valmuen (childcare and kindergarten) at the Northern part of Stengårdsvej 

Several daycares

In district Jerne, which covers Jerne and the southern part of Stengårdsvej, you will find:

Bydelens Børnehus in Kvaglund (childcare and kindergarten) 

Several daycares

In district Præstegård, which covers Novrup and Østerbyen, you will find:

Børnehuset Bøndergårdsvej (childcare and kindergarten) 
Børnehuset Novrupvej (childcare and kindergarten) 
Tinghøjen (childcare and kindergarten) 

Several daycares

In Kvaglund, you will also find the private institution:

Troldehulen Kvaglund (childcare and kindergarten) 

In Jerne, near Kvaglund, you will find the private kindergarten: 

Jerne Børnehave (kindergarten) 

Read more about childcare here (Danish site)

More information

More info about Kvaglund

Infrastructure

Bus services connect the area to Esbjerg Inner city. You will find good bike paths connecting most of Kvaglund, Stengårdsvej and Veldtofte, which make it easy to get around.

More information

Kvaglund has their own website, you can also read about the district on Bydelsprojekt 3i1's website.