Regeneration project for St Francis Square underway in Victoria
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The initiation of the project for the regeneration of St Francis Square in the heart of Victoria, was announced today by the Minister for Gozo Justyne Caruana.
“It is estimated that the project, now underway after being promised for many years, will cost around € 3 million, and this is thanks to the result of a strong economic situation and because our country is generating one surplus after another,” said Justyne Caruana.
She added that the completion of the project will also complement the steps and new health centre on the opposite side of the square.“This is a holistic project which will not only complete the regeneration of the area, it will also be serving the different needs and functions,” said the Minister
Justyne Caruana explained that the work being carried out in St Francis Square will be done to fully respect the monuments and heritage that make this such a popular square, and it will also be accessible in accordance with the criteria established with the Commissioner for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
The Minister said that will be a system installed for the better management of water and traffic.
Justyne Caruana concluded by thanking all those who participated and submitted their proposals during the consultation meetings for the square held last year/
Bottom photograph: MGOZ/Terry Camilleri