The Barão de São João Market, in Lagos, reopened to the public this Tuesday, January 17, after rehabilitation works.
Improvements made include a renovated façade, greater accessibility and openness, with reorganized interior space, with better working conditions for local producers/sellers and comfort for users.
This and another municipal undertaking under way in the county is part of the public investment component developed within the scope of the Action Plan for the Development of Endogenous Resources and the corresponding candidacy for the CRESC ALGARVE 2020 Operational Programme, with the objective of «promoting the attractiveness and reinforcing the role of the market for fruit and vegetable producers in the locally based economy».
The works represent a total investment of 747 thousand euros, being co-financed by the ERDF, which contributes with a rate of 70% for its execution.
Around 130 thousand euros were invested in the Requalification of the Barão de São João Market, an amount that included the elaboration of the rehabilitation project and the execution of the contract.