Portal de Yecla

Yecla - SpanishYecla - English
detail of Yecla


There are still 70 homes to reform aid in the rehabilitation plan of the environment of Santa Barbara (24/06/2011)

Homeowners interested can come on Monday and Friday at City Hall where staff attending them moved to the Autonomous Region Yecla

The initiative, which has about 2.2 million funding has an impact on employment, as the proceedings are divided among numerous companies building Yeclano

In the first three months of life of the plan to rehabilitate the environment of the Cerro de Santa Barbara City Council has received the request eighty neighbors interested in improving their homes.

And there is provision for another 70 more reform.

Those interested can go on Mondays and Fridays 9.00 to 14.30 on the ground floor of City Hall, where staff of the Autonomous Region Yecla they moved to provide information and, where appropriate, assisting them to perform the necessary processing.

Helps achieve up to 11,000 euros for each owner, depending on the nature of the rehabilitation of housing, which is between 60 and 80 percent of the cost of each work.

For now, most of the 80 works have already requested are restricted to the arrangement of the facades and in some cases, the adequacy of housing for use by people with mobility difficulties.

Altogether the project includes the arrangement in the coming months of roofs, facades and interiors in 150 homes of the 22 streets adjacent to the Cerro de Santa Barbara, which will also improve urban environment, thanks to 2.2 million in aid approved by City Hall, the Autonomous Region and the Ministry of Development.

Specifically, the autonomous region contributes just over 950,000 euros, the Ministry of Public Works and the City 910,000 other about 305,000 euros.

The initiative also benefits to employment in construction, as it contains many small actions that can be shared among many companies in the area.

The area benefited from this initiative includes single family homes, most with two heights, 47 blocks surrounding the Cerro de Santa Barbara, who remains a central urban natural space.

The area of ​​over 96,000 square meters, about ten football fields, is bounded to the west through the streets Antonio Ortega, Juan XXIII, and Historian Jiménez Rubio, on the south by the Algeciras Street, Tetuan and the edge of Castle Hill to the east of Jumilla Street and north on the street Lepanto.

Councilman Works and Urbanism, Mark Ortuño, keep in mind that the homes of Yecla, regardless of location, also have different lines of support for rehabilitation, it is also possible to find out on Monday and Friday at City Hall.


Rock Hill or Santa Barbara is located on the western edge of the town of Yecla.

This is a small elevation of 635 meters above sea level.

This hill is an extension of the Cerro del Castillo himself in his northwest side.

In the words of municipal archaeologist, Liborio Ruiz, this village was called in the sixteenth century "the Rabal" or "suburb" and was located in the vicinity of the hermitage of San Antón.

Its urban fabric, explains Ruiz, is clearly separated from the rest of the medieval enclosure.

Presents a radial distribution, from a central plaza or widening, located on the highest point of the hill, from which you boot the streets in a asymmetrical arrangement, which creates a path typical of late medieval Moorish quarters or ghettos that mainly hits with elbow and into the battlements end.

The works of terracing and gardens made in the area on the northern and the western slope of the hill, have provided samples of ceramics dating from the twelfth and fourteenth centuries.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Yecla

UNE-EN ISO 9001:2000 - ER-0131/2006 © 2019 Alamo Networks S.L. - C/Alamo 8, 30850 Totana (Murcia) Privacy policy - Legal notice Región de Murcia
Este sitio web utiliza cookies para facilitar y mejorar la navegación. Si continúas navegando, consideramos que aceptas su uso. Más información