bourgeoisie took up summer residency, a practice which spread from adjoining Frederiksberg. Carl Jacobsen also became the driving force behind Valby's first church, the large Jesus Church, which he financed with money he inherited from his father. Atkins gas was commissioned to make a preliminary report which was published in 2011. 14 Infrastructure : A new lightrail line through Valby is currently under consideration. Text a link to your phone so you can quickly get directions, see photos, and read reviews on the go!, your carriers rates may apply. In 1167, Valdemar I granted both Havn and the Utterslev estate to the Bishop's Seat of Roskilde but in 1417 the villages came under the Crown once again when King Eric VII made Copenhagen a royal possession. Valby today edit Houses on Smedestrde in Old Valby dating from the 1880s when Valby was transformed from a village to a suburb The remains of Old Valby are located in the northern part of the district on Valby Langgade, the old road to Roskilde. Check your phone to view the link now! In 1682, Valby had 13 farms and 25 houses with no more land than a modest garden. The station was closed in 1864 when the second main station in Copenhagen opened and the railway was rerouted through Frederiksberg station instead.
It is said that Queen Marie Sophie, consort of King Frederick VI, often rode through Valby, handing out candy to the children. Separated from the rest of Copenhagen. 12 Grntorvet : There are plans to redevelop Grntorvet, Copenhagen's vegetable wholesale market, following a move of the current market activities to the new and larger Copenhagen Markets in Hje Taastrup in 2013. Harrestrup : Copenhagen Municipality, in collaboration with some of the neighbouring municipalities, have launched a project for the ecological restoration of the natural environment of Harrestrup and the creation of a sandy beach along Valby's shoreline at Valbyparken. Cultural references edit The 1989 Swedish-Danish drama film The Miracle in Valby takes place in Val. The station was originally meant to serve mostly leisure trips to nearby Frederiksberg; it had a booming traffic in the railway's first years, which however dwindled as the novelty wore off. Frederiksberg Gardens towards, frederiksberg, the, carlsberg brewery site, and areas of low density, Valby retains a certain air of 'independence or isolation, even today. 13 A pamphlet about the plans can be seen here. A new aquatics centre is currently under construction and will open in February 212. The expression "west of Valby Hill" is in Danish often used as a metonym for "the provinces" or "outside Copenhagen".