MARBELLA COUNCIL is giving the Guardia Civil traffic division a new building in Trapiche Norte.
The town’s Mayor, Angeles Muñoz, visited the facilities along with the Director General of Traffic, Gregorio Serrano, and the Councillor for Finance and Heritage, Manuel Osorio.
The mayor explained building “has an ideal location, with easy access to the motorway, to house the facilities,” while adding, “we are already working to immediately establish a collaboration agreement,” to finance the works.
The building, which will be located on Avenida Florida and Calle Padre Paco Ostos, next to the bus station, will be financed by the Directorate General de Trafico (DGT) and will cover around 550 square metres.
Mayor Muñoz explained, “this new location will not only improve facilities but the service will be much better for Marbella.” The mayor, who was also accompanied in his visit by the provincial director of the DGT, Trinidad Hernandez; the head of the Traffic group in Malaga, Captain Jose Antonio Montes, and the head of the Guardia Civil Traffic department Marbella, Lieutenant Jose Antonio Cordon. The mayor stressed that although the agents “are very happy in the Divina Pastora area, I believe that the new location will allow them to continue growing and advancing in the service they provide.”
The director general of the DGT agreed the new building would allow “better and more accessible facilities, which will not only result in road safety on the roads of Malaga, but also in the security of this area of Marbella.”
Serrano thanked the council and mayor for the property “which shows the council’s sensitivity to the needs of residents,” adding, “it will be a pleasure to invest taxpayer money in creating a traffic department.”
The division’s current facilities, located on Calle San Antonio, cover around 350 square metres. The department has around 65 agents, 22 motorcycles and 14 cars in Marbella.