Restoration of iconic ‘El Cable Ingles’ monument on Spain’s Costa Almeria restarted

GOING WELL: The Port Authority President said the works were moving along at “a good pace” CREDIT: Puerto de Almería Twitter @puertodealmeria

RESTORATIONS works on Almeria’s iconic ‘El Cable Ingles’ mineral loading platform have started up again following the two week suspension of non-essential activity decreed by the State government to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
The Almeria Port UTE temporary union of companies has this week resumed the reforms of the early 20th century structure started at the end of February and due to be completed in spring next year.
Almeria Port Authority President Jesus Caicedo said despite the fortnight’s halt to the works they were proceeding at a “very good pace.”
The €2.2 million project will see the platform stretching out into the water on the provincial capital seafront opened up to the public as a walkway and viewing point.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

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