The mayor of Badalona, Xavier García Albiol, despatched a letter to the dean choose of the Barcelona municipality requesting authorization to entry the squatted warehouses, the place final evening a hearth broke out that, for the second, has been settled with three lifeless and quite a few injured.
As this newspaper has been capable of know, with the letter the Badalonese consistory wished its technicians and social providers to have the ability to enter the premises, during which it’s suspected that they’ve been capable of stay on the identical time as much as 200 folks, to have the ability to perform a extra correct census and management what was taking place inside, in addition to the dwelling situations, which from what is thought have been very precarious.
With no courtroom order, and within the absence of motion on the a part of the actual property property property, that it had not denounced the squatting, the consistory assures that it has not been capable of do greater than surveillance and management work on the accesses to the warehouses, between Guifré and Tortosa streets, in a sequence of actions which have been carried out no less than each fifteen days, as this newspaper reported on the time.
The final efficiency, with out going any additional, happened yesterday Wednesday afternoon. «With these actions no less than we managed to unravel the coexistence issues that that they had occurred with the neighbors, and that the squatting didn’t proceed, “municipal sources inform this newspaper.
With greater than a decade of squatting behind them, issues of coexistence with neighbors didn’t start to register till about three years in the past, when some conflictive people arrived on the web site. If at first the presence of sub-Saharan youth mainly devoted to the gathering of scrap metallic didn’t generate issues, the presence of those people did generate clashes and issues, corresponding to fights, drug dealing and a few robberies.
Sources of the Consistory remorse that with the regulation in hand, the one factor that has been potential is a containment process. The identical sources, in coincidence with the neighbors, feared that an occasion like yesterday’s might occur.
On this context, the Metropolis Council of Badalona had opened an administrative strategy of city sanction to the house owners of the warehouse during which a hearth was declared final evening that has claimed three fatalities for the second, because the mayor defined this Thursday, Xavier Garcia Albiol.
In statements to the media collected by Efe from the scene of the fireplace, Albiol defined that each the present municipal authorities Just like the earlier one, they have been conscious that dozens of individuals lived on this ship for about eight or 9 years.
In line with the mayor of Badalona, the city council of this city had began a administrative strategy of city sanction in opposition to the corporate that owns this ship for “non-compliance” with municipal ordinances, since the usage of the premises is industrial, nevertheless it has been used for years as a house.
Albiol has assured that at no time the house owners of this deserted warehouse during which, in accordance with the mayor, between 150 and 200 folks resided, had they denounced that the constructing “was squatted.” «The house owners go olympically», Has thought of