The Seville City Council, through the Municipal Urban Planning Management, has authorized the construction of 269 houses in the former Algodonera Virgen de los Reyes, in the Parque Alcosa neighborhood, 160 of which are officially protected.
Therefore, the delegate of Urban Planning, Juan de la Rosa, explained that “this old industrial complex, which has not been used for more than two decades, has been renovated to accommodate a new residential area- that has the capacity for 919 houses, and this government group “It’s already there. permission was given for those first housing blocks, especially 269, 160 of which are VPOs.”
Likewise, he pointed out that “while the urbanization was working on the land that housed the Virgen de los Reyes cotton factory in the neighborhood of Parque Alcosa years ago, the Urban Planning and Environment Management authorized the first projects to build. which was fulfilled by the Executive Committee of this organization held last week.
De la Rosa detailed that “on this old factory site, which measures 11.6 hectares, in the eastern part of Seville, a real estate development is planned with 919 houses, half of which are protected, which also includes green areas. and free spaces. The two developments for which the Urban Planning has granted licenses envisage the construction of 160 and 109 houses respectively, the first of which is officially protected.
The delegate of Urban Planning indicated that 160 protected houses will be built on a plot of 3,702 m2 in front of the streets of Ciudad de Manises and Alcornoque. The building that houses it will be nine stories tall and will also include two basement floors for the same number of parking spaces and storage rooms. The works are valued at 12.3 million euros material execution.
The second of the authorized projects proposes the construction of 109 houses in two buildings (two phases) with a capacity for 55 and 54 apartments, in areas of 3,308 and 1,950 m2 in the area. Both properties will be six stories tall and have a corresponding underground parking space and storage room. The budget for the material implementation of these constructions amounts to 4.1 million euros in the case of the first housing phase and 3.9 million in the case of the second.
Therefore, “just these two residential projects, the first authorized in this area under the renewal, represent an investment of more than twenty million euros.”
De la Rosa emphasized that “the launch of these first housing constructions reveals the good progress of the urban planning operation that has taken place to transform this old area into a new and modern residential area -area in the eastern area of Seville, with capacity. for almost 1000 new houses. The global investment is estimated at around 65 million euros.
The delegate indicated that “the construction of these first 269 houses authorized by the Urban Planning has now been added to the works already started.” He recalled that “the intervention initiated, however, will respect the presence of the main industrial buildings of the old factory, so that the one-story buildings and the towers that make up the front and the image of the factory in cotton will be kept as a memory.” for the past creation of this site, and for its transformation into new public facilities for the neighborhood.
In addition to this, the urbanization project also includes the urbanization of the space located in front of the old industrial facility where the irrigation canal of the lower Guadalquivir valley once ran, which will now be reclaimed as a garden promenade.