Barcelona inflates the cost of rehabilitation of a farmhouse
The municipal government of Barcelona has punished in the present mandate the heritage from the city. Numerous historical elements, many of them protected, require conservation and maintenance work that never arrives as their work progresses. degradation.
The Catalan capital has numerous examples that demonstrate this situation. The Rec Comtal, the chapel of the Reapers and the houses of Carrer del Pontit is Sant Andreu de Palomar, are some of the elements forgotten by the City Council. Spaces like Can Capellanetsit is Les Cortessurvive the passage of time in a similar situation.
new barris It has a protected farmhouse whose condition is cause for concern in the neighborhood of Holder. Is about can valentinea building with protection C-level heritage who has had better luck than other Barcelona elements for a few months. The consistory began its necessary rehabilitationbut the finalization of this will be delayed and lead to cost overruns.
The City Council announced, last October, a delay in the completion of the reform work on the farmhouse after it was they will locate archaeological remains. Specifically, they found the remains of a well, a wood oven and two wine vatsall of them pending dating.
They also covered interior pavements between the 17th and 19th centuries, as well as two coins. One of them is from 1823, while the date of the second is unknown. To all this were added the remains of a kind of red subway who would have acted as a fresh-seller.
Although the initial forecast was to finish the rehabilitation work during this month of November, the City Council signed up for an extension of the work until “End of the yearafter these conclusions.
The municipal government has given the green light to the modification of the renovation contract for Can Valent, granted to the company Vesta Rehabilitationin order to expand the budget allocated to these works.
Through the change, the City will invest €87,628.52 additional to cover the costs of the renovation work on the historic Nou Barris farmhouse. This amount is added to the €976,081.04 for which they had been initially awarded.
In accordance with the municipal announcement on the delay of the works, the council has also approved an extension of the term to complete them that extends until next December 31.
Neighboring sources from the Porta neighborhood lamented, in statements to this medium, the state in which the farmhouse is located. Crossed out”shame“the”little care that the Town Hall has had” with this historic estate from the 17th century.
In this sense, remember that the degradation of the farm could have been stopped years ago through more economic contributions. As a consequence of not having remedied the problem in time, they explained, now “there is no ground floor or roof, just some walls that have endured by the coating of lime and sand“.