The Marbella City Council announced this Monday that the preliminary project for the construction of a permanent panoramic ferris wheel in San Pedro Alcántara. It is, according to the municipal spokesman, Félix Romero, the process prior to the bidding of the future concession.

Romero, who appeared at the press conference after the local government meeting, pointed out that the administrative procedure is intended to make the public concession of a tourist attraction available to the public for the purposes of allegations. will be located on the boulevard of San Pedro Alcántara with a “modern and technological conception”.

In the event that they appear allegations And based on these, the specifications of the concession will be drawn up, a document that the Government team hopes to have by the end of the year or the beginning of 2022, Romero pointed out.

The contract will have a duration of ten years expandable up to fifteen and the beneficiaries must pay the City Council a annual fee of 28,000 euros. According to the draft, the spokesperson said, the Ferris wheel will have a perimeter of an initial occupation of 1,000 square meters and will be located on the west side of the boulevard. It will be 50 meters high with between 24 and 30 accessible, closed and air-conditioned cabins for six to eight people each.

The concessionaire will also have to execute the urban integration of the Ferris wheel enclosure in the space assigned on the boulevard by means of the construction of sheets of water, pergolas and green areas around the perimeter of the action. “The boulevard demanded an effort to introduce new elements that qualify the supply of this infrastructure and that maintain the demand that citizens ask of us in terms of its improvement and quality. We understand that tourism policy has to be oriented towards restructuring that supply. current and re-qualify infrastructures such as the boulevard “, he pointed out.

He also added that “it is a performance of tourist interest and social, since this space has become one of the great centers of attraction of the city and required new elements to restructure its current offer “.

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