The terraces of the Diagonal will occupy a maximum of 2% of the space of the sidewalks

The Government Commission has approved definitively the singular Ordering of terraces of the Diagonal of the stretch between the square|post of Francesc Macià and the promenade|walk of Gràcia.

The approved regulations establish the criteria of ordering of the terraces that will be able to settle in the sidewalks appeared from the re-urbanization|re housing development of the Diagonal avenue, and foresee to make them compatible with the enjoyment of the public space for the neighbors. In this sense, the tables and chairs will occupy a maximum of 2% of the total space of the sidewalks.

The lieutenant of mayor’s office of Ecology, Urban Planning and Mobility has explained: “In the stretch between the square|post of Francesc Macià and the promenade|walk of Gràcia there will be a maximum of 173 tables and too many elements furnitures, only tables, chairs and parasols will not be incorporated.” As a matter of fact, the ordering also avoids the overload of uses of the Diagonal and it|he|she preserves the vision and the access to the buildings from public use.

To comply with these characteristics, the regulations foresee a row of tables alone with modules of ‘1, 80 square meters, a little more spots|grains of what is usual for the singularity of the avenue. This guarantees a space for the pedestrians of 4.5 meters, since the installation of other types of urban furniture will not be allowed.