Valdecarros, the new Madrid district


More than a new district for the capital

Valdecarros will have all the services people need: child care, health centres, housing, office areas, shopping centres, local shops, schoosl, sports facilities, hospitals, and parks.

It will also include areas for new industrial activities and large green areas, promoting transport on foot and by bicycle as well as collective transport.

The largest pool of public-owned land in Madrid 

More than 25% of Valdecarros land is public-owned (the property of the Madrid City Council, the Region of Madrid, and the State), that is, more than 5 million m².

Publid administrations will be able to develop more than 18,000 homes.


51,656 homes, 55% of which will be subsidised.


19 million m² surface area, 7 million of which are earmarked for green areas.


Capacity for 150,000 inhabitants.


480,000 jobs will be generated to build it. 70,000 jobs will be located in Valdecarros. 


More than 462,000 m² of commercial surface areas, 175,000 m² of which will be street-level shops.

Development in stages

Valdecarros’ development is scheduled in eight stages. This will make it possible to gradually incorporate the land available to start the construction works, based on market needs. 

A city within Madrid

It will border to the east on Ensanche de Vallecas, to the west on the Manzanares Linear Park, to the north on Mercamadrid and the La Atalayuela industrial park, and to the south on the M-50 ring road. In turn it will be crossed by the M-45 motorway and by the M-31 road, better known as the Southeast Axis.


Valdecarros is crossed by the high-capacity roads  M-31, M-45, and M-50 , and borders on the A-III, which makes it possible for its roads to be connected to these main infrastructures.

The Great Southeat Road, a significant municipal thoroughfare will also cross the Sector, connecting all the Southeast Strategy areas in parallel to the M-45.

Other connections

Access from the main communication hubs, such as Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez Airport and Atocha train station is exceptional, just 16 and 12 minutes away, respectively.

Other means of transportation

Underground line 1 ensures mobility in high-capacity public transport with three operating stations in the nearby Ensanche de Vallecas district, ending at Valdecarros terminal stop. So will the new line under consideration by the Regional Transport Consortium, the light train scheduled to run along the Great Southeast Road, and the platforms reserved to bus lines.