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Madrid to Build 600 Homes and a Hospital on the Site of the Former Prison in Carabanchel

The project, which is being resumed after more than a decade on the backburner, will give a new lease of life to an area spanning 172,000 m2.

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The Deputy Mayor of Madrid, Begoña Villacís, and the Representative for Sustainable Urban Development, Mariano Fuentes, visiting the land that used to house the former prison in Carabanchel.

On Monday, the deputy mayor of Madrid, Begoña Villacís, and the representative for Sustainable Urban Development, Mariano Fuentes, announced the launch of a project to develop the land where the former Carabanchel prison used to be located. The plan involves the construction of 600 homes (30% of which would be afforded some type of protection), with space for a large hospital and also for security units.

The project, which is being resumed after more than a decade on the backburner, will give a new lease of life to an area spanning 172,000 m2.

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