We have been awarded the project to reconvert the old prison in Palma as a Center for Cultural and Creative Innovation.

March 3, 2023

New step to put to use the old jail of Palma located on the road to Sóller. The Department of Culture of the City Council of Palma has awarded the contract for the execution project and construction management for the new Center for Art and Creation (CAC) that will occupy the north wing of the old prisoners’ galleries of the prison, which has been in disuse for years .

The Deputy Mayor for Culture and Social Welfare of Palma City Council, Antoni Noguera, explained this Tuesday that the drafting of the project and the management of the works have been awarded to the temporary union of companies made up of GNGRUP + INCOSA.

In this way, it is expected that, at the end of next September, the bidding process for the works can begin, which will affect the north wing of the old cell galleries, with a total area of 1,024.57 square meters. of the 8,834 occupied by the entire property.

This wing is distributed over two floors, with an area of 292.49 meters on the ground floor and 579.21 square meters on the first. The deputy mayor recalled that in 2013 the City Council, through an exchange, acquired the land of the old prison to demolish it, open a street and erect two buildings with a capacity for just over 100 homes.

Subsequently, the urban planning was changed in order to preserve most of the buildings, maintaining the houses and a municipal facility, as well as a green area and a school.



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