Barcelona expropriates the Evangelical Hospital

Movement of equipment in the Gràcia district. The Barcelona City Council has just definitively approved the expropriation of the Evangèlic hospital for 8.7 million euros. It is a fundamental step for the transfer of this equipment currently located on Camèlies street, in the Gràcia neighborhood, to Poblenou, and the subsequent construction of the Teixidores school in its place. At the moment this educational facility works in modules and provisionally very close, on Encarnació street.

Once it is in its final location on Camèlies la Teixidores street, it will become a school institute. In addition, as municipal sources stressed yesterday, with the transfer of this school, the new nursery school municipal district. “This operation – added the sources of the government of Mayor Ada Colau – is a commitment of the district of Gracia for public facilities and the local public school.”

The Evangèlic Hospital Foundation, a private non-profit organization dedicated to health care, opened the Evangèlic Hospital in the 1930s. In July 2016 the Generalitat and the Barcelona City Council agreed to transfer it to the Sant Martí district to complete coverage health care of this district. The new headquarters of the Evangèlic hospital will be a building with a ground floor, six floors and a basement located on Ciutat de Granada street, in a space awarded last year by the City Council under a concession for private use.

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