Urbanization works in Barcelona public space, including streets, squares, parks and coating of carriageways

The first Comprehensive Plan for Urban Development (2004-2007) initiated a culture of urban maintenance that still prevails in Barcelona. The main characteristics of the plan were:

  1. Participatory Management
  2. Adaptability
  3. Economy of scale: comprehensive maintenance of key works in order to obtain better prices without prejudice to quality and safety
  4. Cost control improvements
  5. Experts review, quality and safety improvements
  6. Raising public awareness
  7. Environmental sustainability monitoring plan

TPF Getinsa Euroestudios (formerly Paymacotas) was awarded the contract for the second phase of the plan (2008-2011). The main services provided comprised:

  • Pavements
  • Upgrading of sidewalks
  • Traffic signing and road marking
  • Urban parks
  • Traffic lights
  • Fountains
  • Improvements to the sewage network
  • Escalators
  • Accessibility
  • Cleaning of graffiti and removal of posters
  • Park infrastructures
  • Undergrounding of the electrical network
  • Street lights


Municipalidad de Barcelona (Barcelona Local Council)

Project Dates

2004 – 2011

Project Figures

Contract Value:
€ 9,200,000.00