Torremolinos hails town centre revival but residents complain of noise

Plaza La Nogalera has been the site of numerous night-time events and concerts this summer

TORREMOLINOS town hall last week hailed the revival of the town centre, and in particular the positive effects of the creation of its new pedestrian-only zone – but residents in some areas have raised complaints over excessive late-night noise this summer.

Since taking the reins at the town hall following last year’s municipal elections, the socialist PSOE party has made the revitalisation of the town centre one of its star projects. The pedestrianising of Plaza Costa del Sol by closing down a stretch of Avenida Palma de Mallorca – previously the main road through the centre – has been the keystone of the scheme. However, the town hall has also promoted a slew of concerts and other activities in the town centre, particularly in the central Plaza La Nogalera, which is where neighbours have now raised complaints of excessive night-time noise.

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