Xunta de Galicia to Build 1,600 Social Housing Properties in Vigo

6 February 2018 – Inmodiario

The Councillor for Infrastructure and Housing at the Xunta de Galicia, Ethel Vázquez, has revealed that the Xunta de Galicia is going to finalise the reurbanisation and repair work that it is carrying out in the Vigo neighbourhood of San Paio de Navia before the summer with a regional investment of €750,000.

Today, Vázquez paid a visit to the site to supervise the on-going work, accompanied by the Xunta’s regional delegate in Vigo, Ignacio López-Chaves. Whilst there, Vázquez reported that, in parallel, the Galician Government is pushing ahead with the process to acquire the land needed for the second phase of that estate, which will allow for the construction of 1,600 social housing properties in Vigo.

In comments to the media, Vázquez confirmed that, through an investment of €10 million already made, the Xunta has obtained almost all of the 130,000 m2 of land needed for the second phase of San Paio de Navia.

Once the Town Hall of Vigo has granted the initial approval for the modification of the partial plan for the expansion of San Paio de Navia, the Xunta will immediately begin the land exchange process with the interested owners. The Councillor added that, once definitive approval has been obtained for that partial plan, it will be possible to begin the tender for the urbanisation work.

According to her comments, the planned expansion of San Paio de Navia is an “integrated action” that, as well as facilitating the construction of almost 1,600 social housing properties, will also allow for improvements to be made to access routes, as well as the creation of more parking spaces and increases in public services.

In terms of the reurbanisation and repair works visited today, Ethel Vázquez stressed that they are necessary due to the growth in the population and the activity in this area. They extend to four streets: Poza Cabalo, Limpiño, Lamelas and Pedra Seixa and span a total of 1,300 m2 (…).

Original story: Inmodiario

Translation: Carmel Drake

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