Work to revamp the Estepona promenade will begin in less than a month, the town hall announced on Monday, after awarding the 1.7-million-euro contract for the first phase to Prodesur Construcción y Proyectos, S.L.
The first phase, which applies to the stretch of seafront between the Avenida Andalucía and Avenida Juan Carlos I roundabouts, will see all existing pavement and installations replaced.
The street furniture (benches, pergolas, fountains and litter bins) will also be changed and the old lights will be replaced by more environmentally friendly LED lights, which will result in "significant" savings for the council.
What's more, Plaza García Caparrós (popularly known as Plaza de las Gaviotas) will also be completely renovated with the substitution and modernisation of the water and drainage networks that run along the whole paseo.
The works should take four months to complete.