The City Council of Estepona has put out to tender the concession of the project to carry out the extension of the Arroyo Enmedio sports arealocated in the western part of the municipality, which will have new soccer fields and a public green area, as announced by the deputy mayor of the Sociocultural area, Begoña Ortiz.
The mayor stressed that once the works have been completed, this space will have a total of 7 soccer fields of different dimensions, specifically, an 11-a-side football field with natural grass, a 7-a-side football field with natural grass and another artificial and four football 5 artificial grass. Also the current locker rooms will be expanded and ancillary facilities such as the multipurpose gymnasium, warehouse, and office/reception.
Likewise, the expansion of the aforementioned facilities in Arroyo Enmedio will also have the creation of an annexed green areawhich will be structured by a pedestrian promenade that will run through two areas. The first of them will be located further north and will be made up of a bio-healthy circuit. The second, more oriented to the south, will have a model car circuit.
The companies interested in presenting their projects They can do it through Public Sector Contracting Platform until 2:00 p.m. on November 22. The company that is awarded will have a 40-year concession and will pay the City Council a minimum fee of 5,000 euros per year.
On the other hand, the contract, which has a estimated value of 4,336,039 euros (VAT included), contemplates, among other conditions, the reservation of 25 days a year for the municipal use of the enclosure (or its equivalent in hours), in addition to hosting the celebration of four municipal events. In addition, regarding the rental of soccer fields 7 and 11, the successful bidder will apply the public prices that are reflected in the municipal ordinances.
Ortiz, explained that, thanks to this performance, municipal sports facilities will be expanded in this suburban area. Furthermore, the launch of new soccer fields with synthetic material surface This will lead to a greater number of hours of play being offered than natural grass would admit.
In this way, they can benefit local fans, football associations and schools, including summer camps, and professional teams in winter stage and preseason.
The councilor recalled that the City Council is making a bet for providing important sports facilities to the municipality with the execution of projects such as the Fair, Sports and Permanent Leisure Parkwhich has a surface area of seven hectares and brings together a total of 23 sports courts for exercising in the open air, throughout the year and free of charge.
He has also highlighted the athletics stadiumapproved for official competitions, and in which you can perform running, jumping and throwing activitiesin addition to including a soccer field and two 7-a-side soccer fields, allowing a great versatility of uses.
Begoña Ortiz has stated that the City Council continues to work to keep all these facilities in good condition and has anticipated that will continue to add new sports spaces for the enjoyment of the neighbors, as is the case of the climbing wall projected in the Fair and Sports Park.