The Ministry of Public Works and Planning is funding the drafting of the conditioning of the Plaza de la Ermita de San Roque in the town of Totana.
This action is part of the program "Writing architectural 'building on the regional executive for the recovery and maintenance of buildings of cultural autonomy.
According to the general director of Planning and Housing, Antonio Navarro, the action aims at "integrating the environment with the Hermitage of San Roque and enhancing the value of the building itself, an eighteenth century baroque building that stands as a singular piece regional architectural heritage. "
The plaza, located on a promontory of the old town of Totana, is now surrounded by a retaining wall next to the 'Comprehensive Rehabilitation Area San Roque neighborhood. "
This is another initiative of the Directorate General of Land and Housing to secure the renewal of the entire environment.
The director general said that the refurbishment of the square "is another example of the desire of the regional government to promote inclusive public spaces as sites of civic life of our community, conducive to meeting and enjoy your neighbors."
Navarro recalled that "in 2010 we allocate more than four million euros to the rehabilitation and strengthening of regional architectural heritage, by 54 property rehabilitation activities, adequacy of public spaces, renovation of the urban image of neighborhoods, drafting architectural plans accessibility, as well as actions to eliminate architectural barriers and planning. "
On the other hand, the general director estimated at more than 200 jobs that will create these investments, "for rehabilitation is an intensive job-generating activity."
He added that this activity "allows to unify criteria of commitment to cultural policy of giving priority to investments that could result in a boost to our economy."
Navarro's view, these actions "meet the objective of the regional executive to ensure that all citizens of the region the highest standards of accessibility and livability in their populations, while achieving an urban line with the progress of society from Murcia XXI century. "