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Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Demolition at Porto former slaughterhouse site 'practically complete'




Porto, May 26,2022 (Lusa) - One year after the first demolition machines entered the former slaughterhouse at Campanhã, in Porto, their work at the site, whose redevelopment is among "anchor" and "priority" projects for the eastern part of the city, is "practically complete" according to city officials.
On 27 May 2021, the excavators of Mota-Engil - the company awarded the contract to overhaul and manage the site - entered the former industrial complex to start work on demolishing structures some of which were in an advanced state of degradation.
A year later, these demolitions "are practically concluded" and the project, which includes a technical and specialist component to support the intervention, "is being finalised," the city council said.
Outside the 26,000-square-metre site, there is little sign of movement, or even much rubble. However, those working in the vicinity said that machines and workers enter every day.
The conversion of the former slaughterhouse, which has been out of action for over 20 years, is one of the "anchor" projects of "unequivocal priority" for both the eastern part of Porto and for the city executive led by the mayor, Rui Moreira, an independent.
In April 2016, a preliminary plan for the rehabilitation of the space was presented at the 21st Triennial of Arts, Design and Architecture in Milan. Two months later, the city executive announced the terms of the public tender, which launched in August that same year.
The project to convert and operate the slaughterhouse for 30 years and for €40 million did not, however, convince Portugal's Court of Auditors (TdC), which in February 2019 refused to approve the contract that municipal company GO Porto wanted to sign with Mota-Engil, due to perceived "illegalities".
The ruling by the court - which was accused by Moreira of wanting to "kill the project" - prompted the council to submit an appeal, contesting the fact that the court had deed the model of the contract to be a public-private partnership.
Maintaining that it could not wait "forever" for a decision on the appeal, the city prepared a plan B in May 2019, and in February 2020, together with Lisbon city council, requested an audience with Portugal's president to talk about projects that they said were "stuck" in the TdC.
The TdC finally gave the green light to project for the former slaughterhouse in April 2020; five months later, Mota-Engil was asked to start work. Scheduled to begin in September last year, it was brought forward to May, with machines going into the industrial complex, where the old Invencível factory and the Animal Protection Society once operated.
With the declared aim of maintaining the "historical memory and architectural nature" of the complex, the project foresees new business, commercial, leisure, cultural and artistic spaces, but also areas for social action, according to information shared on the official GO Porto website.
The project also foresees the creation of an internal route that is to will make it possible to go from the Rua de São Roque da Lameira and the Dragão metro station - "crossing the interior of the main building, going up through a new building to be built at a height at the northern top of the complex, and crossing the Via de Cintura Interna (VCI) via a new overpass". Of the approximately 26,000 square metres, the project foresees the use of around 20,500, of which 12,500 is to be used as business space, to be managed by Mota-Engil, with the remainder to be used by the municipality.
In the 8,000 square metres under the municipality's management there are to be "cultural aspects", such as a new branch of the City Museum, to house the Távora Sequeira Pinto art collection, a branch of the Municipal Gallery, a collection and deposit for works of art, an educational space, a space for social practices, and an area for the Municipal Ateliers project.
The investment of over €40 million is to be fully provided by Mota-Engil; at the end of the 30-year concession, the site it to return to municipal control.
Work on overhauling the old slaughterhouse is to be completed within two years, having begun at the start of 2022.

SPYC/ARO // ARO.
Lusa


Agency : LUSA

Date : 2022-05-27 10:51:00







 

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