The works aimed at the rehabilitation of the São Brás de Alportel Health Center building, opened 57 years ago, involve an investment of more than 300 thousand euros and will begin at the beginning of October, the municipality announced.
Mayor Vitor Guerreiro signed yesterday, September 20th, the award contract for the works that presuppose the modernization and correction of some deficiencies and pathologies arising from the degradation of materials due to the use and age of the space, the functional reorganization of the space, improvements to infrastructure and accessibility, particularly with the installation of an elevator, and improvements in terms of energy efficiency.
This investment of approximately 300 thousand euros is made with financing from the Recovery and Resilience Plan (PRR) within the support to “Requalify or adapt buildings to increase energy efficiency, comply with contingency plans and/or ensure accessibility, safety and security. comfort of users and professionals” to which the Municipality of São Brás de Alportel successfully submitted an application and in close partnership with the Regional Health Administration (ARS) of the Algarve and Santa Casa da Misericórdia de São Brás de Alportel (owner of the building) .
«Providing better conditions of accessibility, quality, comfort and safety for professionals and users of that space, adapting the facilities and equipment to the most recent standards and technical specifications of the Ministry of Health are the objectives of this investment that the Municipality undertakes as a competent entity after the transfer of powers from the Portuguese State to local authorities", emphasizes the Municipality of São Brás de Alportel.
The work was awarded to the company GJB Eletrokonstroi, with a total investment of 302.355,30 euros, and will take place over 180 days and is expected to be completed in April 2024.
Committed to fulfilling the 17 Sustainable Development Goals established by the United Nations General Assembly, the project was, according to the authority, designed respecting the principle “Do no significant harm”, that is, it does not include activities that cause significant harm to any environmental objective, with the implementation of a construction and demolition waste prevention and management plan for all materials and equipment arising from the work.