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Project

Timeline

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Major infrastructure works
Start of major infrastructure works that the Public Administrations are responsible for.
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Urban development and infrastructure works
Start of the Madrid Nuevo Norte's urban development works.
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Reparcelling projects
Once the reparcelling projects that define the project’s property structure are drafted and approved, the resulting plots can be registered at the Property Registry and will become legally enforceable.
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Major infrastructure projects
Drafting and approval of the infrastructure project, which technically defines Madrid Nuevo Norte’s large-scale engineering works for public transport, urban connections, water and sewerage.

Some of these major infrastructures will be constructed at the expense of the land owners and form part of the urban development projects. These include covering the railway tracks, the new connections over the tracks and the M-30 ring road, or the replacement of the large pipelines of the Canal de Isabel II water supply infrastructure. On the other hand, the Public Administrations are directly responsible for certain major projects (Metro, Norte Junction, Fuencarral Junction, Chamartín Station).
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Urban development projects
Approval of urban development projects, which define the urban services and the physical reality Madrid Nuevo Norte’s public space.
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Owners Associations
Creation of the Owners Associations, public-private legal entities to which the Administration delegates the public functions needed to monitor the urban planning, under its supervision, control and tutelage.
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Execution initiative
Performance of the execution initiative by the land owners of each project area with the Madrid City Council. At this time, the urban development projects will be submitted for approval, along with the bases and articles of association for the future Owners Associations.
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Coordination plans
The private agents and administrations involved will draft the coordination plans for major infrastructures to ensure that the project’s different infrastructures are technically compatible with each other.
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Track covering works
Start of the foundation works for the future covering of the Chamartín rail yard.
2022
Signing of the agreement for the new Madrid Nuevo Norte metro line
On 2 July, the Madrid Regional Government and DCN sign the agreement to begin preliminary development of the new metro line that will service Madrid Nuevo Norte. The line, which departs from Chamartín station and includes three stops, will extend three kilometres in length and cater to a potential demand of 40,000 daily travellers.
2022
Execution unit in Fuencarral
On 27 January, the Madrid City Council approved the creation of a single execution unit for the Malmea-San Roque-Tres Olivos project area, a step that will speed up the urban management and make it easier to execute the urban development.
2021
Fuencarral Management Committee
On 4 November, the Malmea-San Roque-Tres Olivos Management Committee was created. This committee is made up of the land owners prior to the creation of the Owners Association for this project area.
2021
LEED and BREEAM Pre-certification
Madrid Nuevo Norte received pre-certification for Gold-level LEED Communities Plan and Design and BREEAM ES Urban Design 2020, the two most prestigious sustainability seals worldwide, making it the first European urban development project to receive both seals.
2021
Framework Agreement
On 20 July, the Framework Agreement to execute Madrid Nuevo Norte’s major infrastructures was signed by the Madrid Regional Government, Madrid City Council, ADIF Railway Infrastructure Manager and Distrito Castellana Norte.
2021
Central Business District Management Committee
On 30 June, the Central Business District Management Committee was created. This committee is made up of the land owners prior to the creation of the Owners Association for this project area.
2021
Water infrastructure
In March, the Madrid Regional Government, City Council, Canal de Isabel II and Distrito Castellana Norte presented the water infrastructure associated with Madrid Nuevo Norte.
2020
Start of the management phase
The final approval of the Madrid Regional Government marked the end of the planning phase and the start of the management phase of Madrid Nuevo Norte.
2020
Digital model
On 22 July, the Madrid Regional Government, the City Council, ADIF Railway Infrastructure Manager and Distrito Castellana Norte presented the final model of the project at a public event at the offices of the Madrid Regional Government.
2020
Publication in the Official Gazette of the Region of Madrid
On 22 July, the Governing Council of the Madrid Regional Government approved fulfilment of the requirements for the specific modification of the plan established in March and published final approval of the project in the Official Gazette of the Region of Madrid.
2020
Ratification of Final Approval
On 29 May, the plenary session of the Madrid City Council approved the corrections, ratifying the final approval of the project.
2020
Final Approval
On 25 March, the project received final approval by the Governing Council of the Madrid Regional Government, contingent upon the correction of typographical errors and the addition of technical requirements.
2019
Provisional approval
On 29 July, the Plenary Session of the City Council votes unanimously for provisional approval of Madrid Nuevo Norte.
2019
Environmental Statement
In May, the Madrid Regional Government issues the Strategic Environmental Statement required for the City Council to approve the modification of the Overall City Plan.
2018
Initial approval
In September, the City Council initially approves the administrative file for ad hoc modification of the Overall City Plan with the Madrid Nuevo Norte planning.
2018
Presentation of the model
On 27 July, public presentation of the model of the Madrid Nuevo Norte project at the City Hall.
2017
Participative process
A participatory process is launched to design the project, taking the opinions of the citizens into account.
2017
Modification of the City Plan
The project, promoted by the City Council, will be processed by means of an ad hoc modification of the Overall City Plan
2017
Institutional consensus
On 27 July, a historic agreement is reached between the Madrid City Council, the Ministry of Public Works and Distrito Castellana Norte to kick off the Madrid Nuevo Norte project.