The Local Police in Torrox are preparing a comprehensive plan for traffic management in the old part of town with a report being due in the next few months.
The Council is now regulating the traffic near the old cement factory and former quarry, the access point to the area known as Los Cahorros, with no parking signs and a barrier erected by the big eucalyptus tree just after the start of the carril de Los Almachares.
Some of the 200 plus parking spaces promised in the run-up to the last local elections have now begun to appear.
There is no parking in calle Granada between Plaza Cavana and calle Animas on Monday July 16th from 16:00 due to the procession of the Virgen del Carmen. Offending vehicles are certain to get towed, so make sure you’re not one of them.
A total of 28 companies have submitted bids to build the underground car park at Burriana beach, a contract currently worth over €2,700,000 and to be financed by the State Fund for the Modernisation of Tourist Infrastructure (FOMIT).
The opposition PSOE is asking the PP government to put an end to the paid parking in Los Huertos de Carabeo, saying that the tariffs are ‘unfair’, especially considering that two days before the last municipal elections the Mayor of Nerja announced that parking for residents would only be €7 per month.
The Council is installing car park signs in Spanish and English at several points along El Playazo beach to remind people to use the (free) car parks and not park on the dirt track. There are two large, free parking areas along El Playazo beach. Camper vans and caravans, however, are not permitted.
The AEN (Asociación Empresarios Nerja), the association representing many of the businesses in Nerja, has started an initiative aimed at helping shops in Nerja by assuming the cost of parking for tour buses in the Parking Balcón de Europa – Carabeo.
New regulations in the historical centre of Ronda, which began yesterday, mean that the whole area is now a ‘no parking’, or more strictly speaking a ‘no free parking’ zone.
On the one hand, there is no doubt that the Burriana beach area is a nightmare for parking during the summer months, but is an underground car park the right way to go?