Jaume Collboni BCN Districte Cultural

Barcelona Districte Cultural takes arts and culture to the neighbourhoods

Culture. The Barcelona Districte Cultural project offers two editions this year (in May and June and again in the autumn) and includes 20 arts proposals and 88 performances at 13 local cultural centres.
Mercat de Sant Andreu

Work gets under way to revamp the Mercat de Sant Andreu

Markets. In September, 23 stalls will move to the provisional market, which will start to be built in May. The new market will open in the first quarter of 2019.
Mobile Week

Debates and artistic creations to reflect on the impact of the digital world

Technology.Ten young artists have produced artistic creations around Barcelona’s ten city districts to show their vision of digitalisation and the transformational power of new technologies.

Agreement to move the Model prison and the Trinitat Vella open prison to the Zona Franca

Facilities. City Council is to provide two sites for the Government of Catalonia to build two new prisons and free up space for facilities, social housing and green areas in L’Eixample and Sant Andreu.

Work starts on the new market for the Bon Pastor neighbourhood

Markets. Residents held a popular party to celebrate the laying of the first stone for the building. The new market will be 9,348 square metres and should open in autumn 2018.
Sant Andreu Pla Urbanistic 2

Urban plan to protect the old town in Sant Andreu

Urban planning. The plan specifically sets out where building alterations are possible and shows the number of floors and the depth of buildings which must be maintained.
Audiència Pública Gràcia

The public audience with the city’s youth reaches its final stage

Participation. Before the collective act on 23 May, students from the participating districts will read out their proposals to councillors on the reception of refugees at a neighbourhood level.

Family reunification strengthens neighbourhood roots

Diversity. Over the last year the New Families service has attended to 2,266 families, mainly from people from Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Philippines and China.

Technology features in all ten city districts for Mobile Week BCN

MWeekBCN. The programme of parallel and prior activities for the Mobile World Congress has been boosted.

Sant Andreu preserves the historical properties in its old town

Urban planning. City Council has approved a special protection plan to preserve a total of 130 properties.

Measures to dignify the area around the station in La Sagrera

Infrastructures. City Council is promoting the construction of protected housing and rolling out various urban projects while insisting Adif resumes work.