A plan for Ciutat Vella

A roadmap for the socio-economic transformation and revitalisation of the District over 2016-2021

Ciutat Vella

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We work towards a new plural, diverse and solid economic model, both in terms of business sectors and distribution of wealth, designed to satisfy the needs of residents in our neighbourhoods and our city.

The Economic Development Plan, promoted by Ciutat Vella district and Barcelona Activa, has been developed as part of a dialogue between commerce and the social and community fabric.


Friday, 28 September, 2018 - 09:50h

The 'Shop windows, more than just façades!' project aims to commercially revitalise the streets of El Raval

The 'Shop windows, more than just façades!' project aims to commercially revitalise the streets of El Raval

Tuesday, 5 June, 2018 - 16:23h

Balance of the Ciutat Vella’s Economic Development Plan 2017

Since its implementation, approved during the plenary session in July 2016, the Ciutat Vella’s Economic Development Plan has been working to consolidate the goals

Friday, 25 May, 2018 - 14:35h

Ciutat Vella’s EDP Report 2017 Presentation

Next Tuesday, May 29, from 7 p.m. on, the Ciutat Vella’s Economic Development Plan (EDP) 2017 annual report will be presented during a plenary session in the Room Ernest Lluch of the District’s headquarters.

Tuesday, 22 May, 2018 - 13:18h

Comerç a Punt: We give you advice to enhance your store

Comerç a punt. Comerç a Punt is the programme you’ve been looking for because it gives you 12 hours of free counselling in your own store.

Thursday, 17 May, 2018 - 13:58h

Impulsem el que fas: get informed about the 2018 funding

“We boost what you do” has been launched to fund projects that promote the economy of the districts.

Monday, 7 May, 2018 - 13:10h

In May, series of talks around labour rights

Labour Rights. On the occasion of May Day, thematic talks will be held at the Labour Rights Defence Spot in Ciutat Vella.

Monday, 7 May, 2018 - 10:45h

Ciutat Vella’s Labour Rights Defence Spot News

Ciutat Vella’s Labour Rights Defence Spot, located in Salvador Seguí Square (el Raval), in front of the Filmoteca, strengthens its customer attention service with a new appointment and opening hours system.

Monday, 9 April, 2018 - 11:25h

Briefing Sessions Southern Raval

Barcelona Activa will hold new briefing sessions to introduce the neighbours from Southern Raval all the services and resources offered in Sant Agustí Convent’s Job Counselling Spot.

Check the Plan

Learn more about the Plan and its measures and contact The Team

Ongoing measures

Follow the ongoing measures at Ciutat Vella District and its execution schedule.

  • Measure 01.3

    Promotion and distribution of the range of shops and other suppliers of goods and services by updating and improving the website of retailers and suppliers in Ciutat Vella, as well as through other promotions of advertising materials which highlight added

    Progress 3

    2018Multiannual measure 2016-2021

  • Measure 01.5

    Promotion of cost savings and business cooperation for 200 establishments

    Progrés 5

    2018Multiannual measure 2016 - 2018

  • Measure 01.8

    Improve knowledge about businesses run by people of foreign origin and promote their involvement in community life

    Progreso 5

    2018Annual measure 2017

  • Measure 02.1

    Call for grant applications to finance individual or collective entrepreneurial projects, companies that are already trading and cooperatives, community economies and social innovation and employment in the city

    Progress 5

    2018Annual measure 2017

  • Measure 02.3

    The Aixecament de Persianes programme is linked to the need for goods and services identified in neighbourhoods.

    Progrés 5

    2018Multiannual measure 2017-2021

  • Measure 03.1

    Preparation of an annual report on the socio-economic diagnosis of Ciutat Vella

    Progreso 0

    2018Multiannual measure 2016, 2017, 2019, 2021

  • Measure 08.2

    Information and personalized advice on workers’ rights in the tourism, hospitality and/or nightlife sectors

    Progrés 5

    2018Multiannual measure 2017-2021