Svalöv

Last updated: 22 1 2021

Welcome to Svalöv municipality! Our three key words in the municipality are green, growing and neighbourhood.

Facts about the municipality

Population numbers

14,261

Size by area

389 km²

Distance to larger towns

  • Lund 31 km
  • Helsingborg 37 km
  • Malmö 52 km

Green stands for life close to nature. Growing for the opportunities that our growing children have and are offered, as well as for room for business growth. Neighbourhood describes the community that characterises our population centres. Lund, Malmö and Helsingborg are at easy commuting distance. Using the Pågatågen trains or buses, you can get there in less than half an hour. Because of this, you and your family can use both the labour market and the cultural life that big cities offer. At the same time, you can enjoy the security offered by a smaller locality. Svalöv, Teckomatorp, Billeberga, Tågarp, Kågeröd and Röstånga are the population centres in Svalöv municipality. Around 13,400 people live here. You are welcome to move to Svalöv as well. Here there is room for life!

Housing

Choosing to live in Svalöv municipality is to choose the best for your family. Here you can find pleasant and comfortable housing of various types. Wherever you choose to settle, you can be sure of getting good municipal service and a good, secure school for your children, as well as a broad range of leisure activities. Colleges and universities are within commuting distance.

The municipal housing company SvalövsBostäder AB offers pleasant rented flats in the municipality's population centres. More information about the range and vacant flats can be found on SvalövsBostäder's website. There are also a number of private landlords who let out homes within the municipality.

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    Language groups in the locality

    There are lots of different language groups in Svalöv municipality. This is because the municipality has received refugees for a long time. Some of the major languages are Arabic, Somali, Bosnian and Persian/Dari. The language groups vary due to immigration and emigration, of course. Please contact the municipality's refugee coordinator for more information.

    Associations and organisations

    There are a large number of active associations in the municipality. This gives our inhabitants great opportunities to find activities that suit them in particular. The leisure activities in the municipality are run by the individual associations. The role of the municipality is to facilitate for the associations to run their acitivites.

    What is available in the immediate area

    Central Svalöv has several food shops, pharmacy, bank and several second-hand shops. The social services available in Svalöv are: employment service, library and municipal offices.

    Few municipalities can offer such a range of nature experiences as Svalöv. The fertile agricultural land in the south is not least stunning when the rape flowers in spring, and in the north there is Söderåsen National Park, which is unique.

    Childcare

    Svalöv offers parents and children a wide range of childcare options in all parts of the municipality. There are both municipal nursery schools and independent nursery schools. Pupils in Years 1 to 5 are offered after-school clubs before and after school.

    Compulsory schools and upper secondary schools

    Svalöv municipality has comprehensive schools in Billeberga, Kågeröd, Röstånga, Svalöv and Teckomatorp. There is also a school for Years 7–9, Linåkersskolan, in Svalöv. It takes pupils from all locations in the municipality.

    First language tuition is given is there is a sufficient number of pupils for the language group in question.

    Svalöv municipality has two independent schools: Svalövs Montessori and Blichers friskola.

    The municipality has an upper secondary school: Svalöfs Gymnasium.

    Education opportunities

    In Svalöv municipality, KomVux is responsible for adult education. KomVux offers Swedish for Immigrants, special adult education and adult education.

    For newly arrived children aged up to 18 years, language introduction is offered. First language tuition is given is there is a sufficient number of pupils for the language group in question.

    The municipality also has Fridhem folk high school. The school is politically and religiously independent, and the principal of the school is Fridhem Folk High School Association.

    Health and medical care

    Svalöf has a medical centre and a public dental clinic.

    Interpreter assistance

    There are opportunities for interpreter assistance in all contacts with public authorities.

    Public transport

    Lund, Malmö and Helsingborg are at easy commuting distance. Using the Pågatågen trains or buses, you can get there in less than half an hour. Copenhagen is also easy to reach by train or car. Because of this, you and your family can use both the labour market and the cultural life that big cities offer.

    Read more about departures and timetables on Skånetrafiken.

    Work and entrepreneurship

    Svalöv municipality is the single largest employer within the municipality. The local businesses and visitor industry consists mainly of small and medium-sized companies.