Sycow Commune

The Municipal Council
ul. Mickiewicza 1
56-500 Sycow Poland
Tel./fax (0-62) 785 5100 or 785 5104
http: www.sycow.pl
e-mail: urzad@sycow.pl


Sycow invites

Location and characteristics Sycow Town Sycow ist situated 56 km north- east of Wroclaw, 165 meters above the sea level in gently undulating terrain called the Sycow Basin, which lies between the Trzebnica and Ostrzeszow Hills. Sycow lies along international road no A8 between Wroclaw and Warsaw and the railway line between Wroclaw and Wielun. The local roads between Opole and Kalisz and Wroclaw and Kalisz run through the district. In 1999 Sycow was brought back to the administrative district of Wroclaw. The Sycow town and commune has an area of 144 km2 and a population of 16 500, 10 800 people live in the town while the rest of the population live in 12 villages. In the town and commune there are 2 secondary schools: The Tadeusz Kosciuszko Secondary School of General Education and Complex of Vocational Schools, 7 primary schools and 3 nursery schools. There are 5 banks and 900 economics subjects. The local agriculture is being restructured. Arable Iand covers 7 855 h and forest 4 334 h.


The natural resorces of the town and the commune facilitate developent of foot processing, light industry, estate bulding, ecological agriculture and tourism. The town has some attractive, fully equipped terrain for estate building as for industrial, storage or service building. The good transport infrastructure can only add to its attractiveness. We guarantee pure water, natural gas, electric power, collection of sewage and waste and offer preferential tax rates and organisational aid to all potential investors. The main advantages of Sycow are its location, good technical infrastructure, natural resources and labour power. The achieve the best development of the region, the local authorities give priority to the following investments: building of a storage reservoir at Stradomia Wierzchnia; building of sport center. CULTURE AND TOURISM There are many things worth seeing in the area. At Sycow itself: historical buildings in there centre of the town dating from the 18th and 19th centuries, one of the houses the Regional Museum; St. Peter and Paul's Parish Church built in the second half of the 15th century. Originally a Gothic church it was rebuilt in 1908. At present, its a Neo-Gothic building with Baroque towers; south of the market place there is the evangelical church of St. Peter and John built in the years 1785-89 in a classical style, designed by Charles Gotthard Langhans who was a designer the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, too. Close to the church there are two insteresting series of sculptures. The first one, four sculptures cast in bronze symbolises the rivers in France. They were made in the Paris workshop of Val d'Osnet and come from the castl destroyed in 1945. The second, consisting of stone figures, is the allegory of the four seasons of the year. The area close to the church links with old castle.

Description of area

Profile of the commune

What makes Sycow commune a very attractive area for investors is its location. It is situated in the east part of Dolnoslaskie province, and belongs to Olesnica District. International route no 8 leading from Wroclaw to Warsaw passes across the commune area and in the immediate vicinity of Sycow. Wroclaw, the capital of Lower Silesia is just 56 km away. Sycow is a small town on lowlands. Height above sea level: 215m. 10,000 inhabitants live in the town, others in neighbouring villages. It is a typically agricultural district. Business activities conducted in the district are environment-friendly and include food industry, carpentry and services. The existing forests cover 30% of the area and are regarded as very good for various recreational activities.

Area 14,479 hectares Number of inhabitants Budget per 1 inhabitant Unemployment rate in Olesnica districtNumber of upper-secondary schools Economic structure


Food processing

Construction Chief assets of the district:

  • Attractive geographical location,
  • Neighbouring cities: Wroclaw 56 km, Opole 80 km,
  • Convenient road and rail communications
  • Wroclaw – Warsaw (S8) dual carriageway planned
  • Advantageous demographical structure – large part of the population in best working age 

Trends in Investment plans:

  • Development of recreation facilities within the artificial lake
  • Good network of access roads and internal roads
  • Development of environment-friendly services

 Facilitations for investors

- According to the Sycow Municipal Council’s Resolution no XXIV/158/04 dated June 24, 2004:

Whole buildings and structures or their parts used for business activities by entrepreneurs conducting business activities in the Sycow Commune area are exempt from property tax.

Tax relief applies only to buildings and structures on which constructing, rebuilding, renovation or modernization expenditures can be substantiated on the day of the submission of the application in the amount:

- not lower than the equivalent of 50,000 Euro up to 100,000 Euro - for the period of 3 years

- above the equivalent of 100,000 Euro - for the period of 4 years

- for the period of 2 years - if at least 5 jobs are created,

- for the period of 3 years - if at least 10 jobs are created,

- for the period of 4 years - if at least 20 jobs are created,

- for the period of 5 years - if at least 25 jobs are created.

The commune’s authorities declare:

Investment offer:


Olesnica District,

Dolnoslaskie Province,


Owner Legal status:

Area for investment: 6.75 hectare of land, flat ground, no buildings within the area Exact location: Purple colour

Expected limitations imposed on investors:

Charge free land, class V and VI soil, area for investment in ‘Sycow Town and Commune Spatial Development Analysis’


The area for investment is supplied with all necessary means:

Electricity supply

Accessibility The ground is located next to the route no 449 which is directly linked with the Wroclaw – Warsaw route no 8 and the route to Opole. Sycow is conveniently situated: The Wroclaw – Wielun rail road is at a short distance, and the Wroclaw – Warsaw route no 8 bypasses the town from the south. In the nearest future dual carriageway S-8 from Wroclaw to Warsaw via Olesnica, Sycow, Sieradz, Lask and Lodz is to be built.

– Appropriate consistency soil, underground water level below 2 m. – It is possible to connect to the town’s local sewage system and the town’s local sewage treatment plant in Komorowska Street in Sycow. – There is possibility to supply gas to the area via pipeline from the local gas distribution board located in Kaliska Street. In the immediate neighbourhood of the area (within 300 m distance) medium pressure gas distribution board is located. – Supplied by the commune’s water board. Ř 100 water supply pipeline runs through the ground. – Electrical medium-voltage line runs across the ground.


Conditions of purchase

The price of the property as well as purchase provisions will be settled after negotiations with the owner.

Sycow Commune has ‘The Town and the Commune’s Development Strategy’ and Long-term Investment Plan. 14% of the commune’s income was spent on investments in 2004. At present the commune’s authorities are preparing to meet requirements connected with implementation of quality management system. This is to be done in conformity with the ISO 9001:2000 standard.

Local authorities are willing to cooperate with entrepreneurs interested in undertaking investments in the area of the commune. The local Council’s Investment and Technical Infrastructure Department will provide professional support, thus shortening the time needed for completing all the necessary legal procedures connected with the undertaken investment.

To receive more information (English spoken), do not hesitate to contact Mr Slawomir Kapica - the Mayor of the town or  Mr Jacek Przybyl - the Vice-Mayor of the town.

– area selected for investment (business activities) North-east part of the town property of the commune Sycow Commune Sycow town on the Wroclaw – Warsaw route no. 8,

  • Possibilities of local tax exemption for large investors in the production branch,  
  • Free of charge help for the investor within legal proceedings in accordance with legislation for the civil service and local governments from the moment of the purchase of the property until the beginning of the undertaking,
  • Full support in quick completion of the investment. Investors who create new open-ended contract jobs after the above resolution has come into effect will be exempt from property taxation:- not lower than the equivalent of 20,000 Euro up to 50,000 Euro - for the period of 2 years - Selected areas are ready for investments Trade and services2 24.4% 1,014 PLN 16,500 citizens