TDM-light-houseA DILAPIDATED lighthouse in Torre del Mar will be renovated following a €50,000 grant from Velez-Malaga Town Hall.

The works, to be carried out by local company Atico Metal, are expected to be complete within the next two months.

The town hall plans to install a small information centre and plaques, while the interior and exterior will be restored and the spiral staircase repaired.

Deputy mayor Jesus Perez Atencia said: “The refurbishment is necessary now as a historical revindication of the town, to undertake the restoration of an emblematic building.”