The foundation works of the urban project that will create a wide public space as a sociocultural complex to open the city of Estepona to the Mediterranean have been completed, already exceeding 15% of the execution of the infrastructure work, as announced this Friday by the deputy mayor of the Mayor’s Office, Juan Manuel Ros.
The municipal official has detailed that the project contemplates the construction of an infrastructure that will generate an area of more than 15,000 pedestrian square meters by the seapromoting a viewpoint in the central avenue of Spain, which will be complemented by a socio-cultural facility and a shopping area.
Juan Manuel Ros has pointed out that since the works began last December, the works have experienced significant progress, already exceeding 15% of its execution.
Thus, they have structural work completed that correspond to the commercial premises, as well as the pilotage of the central tower. The mayor has indicated that the earthworks are also being prepared in the area where the future music conservatory will be built.
Soon, it is expected to undertake the parking planned on the lower level of avenida de España, which will mean the beginning of the construction of the pedestrian plant next to the neighborhood of Pescadores. Likewise, the area of the promenade affected by the works has already been occupied.
The municipal official has declared that this space will mean the most important urban transformation that has been carried out in Estepona in recent years to promote the union of the city with the sea and that will complement the remodeling of the old town through the ‘Estepona, Garden of the Costa del Sol’ project and the connection of the coast through the coastal corridor.
The new sociocultural complex It will have several elements of interest such as a music conservatory, a first-class exhibition space with large windows open to the sea and a unique vertical library, with a viewpoint where visitors can enjoy a 360-degree view of the city.
The project whose Completion is scheduled for the first months of 2023has been prepared by the architect and urban planner Salvador Moreno Peralta, winner of the National Urbanism Prize, and also includes the urbanization of the surroundings.
Thus, will integrate this privileged enclave of the city with the remodeled urban center putting in value one of the main axes of the municipality and enabling the opening of the city to the sea, also generating a new focus of tourist attraction in line with the project ‘Estepona, Garden of the Costa del Sol’.
I also know will create a large open pedestrian area in this section, in front of the Pescadores neighborhood, with public squares and staggered parks between the avenue and the current promenade, connecting with the port from La Rada beach and through the gardens of El Faro. All this with a continuous balcony towards the sea and the immediate beach of La Rada.