The City Council is going to recover for public use a plot of 4,685 square meters of one of the Vigil de Quiñones park, one of the busiest natural spaces in the municipalities. The project contemplates the enhancement of the land, which currently has buildings that are in disuse, and the rehabilitation of the chapel located in the ruins of the old hermitage for cultural use, specifically to create an interpretation center of the primitive use from the camp. This has been explained by the mayor, Ángeles Muñoz, who has indicated that a comprehensive reform of the area will be carried out “with the execution of a series of works that will combine the concepts of park-garden and urban space, promoting a landscape according to this lung green”.
In this sense, Muñoz He has indicated that the regeneration contemplates the landscaping of the plot, with the planting of new species and the recovery of the existing ones; the installation of more efficient and low-consumption luminaires; the construction of continuous pedestrian platforms and the provision of urban furniture “for the rest of those who come to this green lung located in the municipality, all with the aim of turning it into a natural space of stay, transit and enjoyment for the neighbors” , has highlighted the councilor.
Work is expected to begin before the end of this year, as the project is in the bidding period and the deadline for submitting offers expires in August. The investment that this action has, which is part of the EDUSI Marbella Strategy, Sustainable City Model, exceeds 600,000 euros from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) within the framework of the Pluriregional Operational Program of Spain 2014-2020.
The mayor has highlighted that the recovery of the Vigil de Quiñones park is a project framed in the line of work of improvement, rehabilitation and recovery that the City Council carries out, continuously, in the urban and natural spaces of the town “With the aim that residents can enjoy quality infrastructure and according to the needs of a municipality like ours.”