Joan Laporta in an official speech of the FC Barcelona


Advances in the Espai Barça! The club communicates that they could play in the Montjuïc

Published:6/05/2021 - 19:47h

Updated:6/05/2021 - 23:23h

The FC Barcelona has communicated that arrived to an agreement with the City council to advance in the works of the project of the 'Espai Barça'

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Joan Laporta does not want to lose time in the FC Barcelona and looks for to resolve all the pending subjects of the club. One of them, that has been very commented after the renunciation of Josep María Bartomeu, has been the subject of the 'Espai Barça', the most ambitious project of the Barcelona entity that has remained in 'stand by' with the irruption of the pandemia.

This Thursday, the club has informed through a communiqué that Joan Laporta has headed an institutional representation of the club in the City council of Barcelona and "has kept initially a private meeting with the mayor of the city, Ada Colau, to expose small changes in the project Espai Barça to end to be able to initiate the works in brief, that will require of some adaptations of the project".

Laporta Was accompanied by Elena Fort, vice-president of the institutional area, Jordi Llauradó, responsible director of the Espai Barça, and Ferran Reverter, the adviser delegated entrante. The club informed that "they have found in the Saló Consolat of the Sea with the second responsible deputy mayor of Ecology, Urbanismo, Infrastructures and Mobility, Janet Sanz; the manager of urbanismo, Laia Grau; the boss of cabinet of the deputy mayor, Marc Rius, and the adviser of the deputy mayor, Roger Clot".

In said enceuntro, the Barcelona entity has communicated to the City council "the will to promote a series of small architectural changes in the project Espai Barça to do it more sustainable and technological", according to desveló the club, aiming that "after years with the unemployed project east has remained obsolete and that the improvements that want to concretise could put up the price of a bit more the work".

Like this then , the blaugrana have asked to accelerate the permissions required to set up "a project that does years already would have to have been under way", desvelando that "both parts have showed an absolute understanding for treating no only of a project of the FC Barcelona, ​​but of the city".

The possibility to play in the Montjuïc

In addition to the application of the acceleration of permissions, in the meeting with the City council also has posed the possibility that the Barça can occupy the sportive installations of the mountain of Montjuïc during some period in which the Stadium require that there is not public.

The idea, aims the club is that "while it execute the work, the Stadium do not lose never a capacity for some 80.000 seats. However, yes it has remembered that, during a short period of time, the Camp Nou will not be able to receive parties neither viewers, what will force to the Entity to look for provisionally a new house, and this will be, very probably, the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys", sentenced the club in the communiqué.​

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