The contract with Winchburgh Developments gives for the development of a marina with 20 moorings and 29 moorings on a canal, in addition to leisure and business areas. The brand new business area, appropriate for eating places and cafes, has already begun to draw inquiries.
The marina can be situated within the coronary heart of the brand new metropolis heart. It is going to be related by a footbridge to the brand new Daisy Park and can present entry to the towpath of the Union Canal.
John Hamilton, CEO of Winchburgh Developments, mentioned, "The brand new marina is a vital a part of the Winchburgh Grasp Plan, offering new leisure amenities to the local people and guests." He added that the event could be nicely related to different inexperienced areas within the metropolis. together with the brand new Daisy Park, by way of a community of trails and nationwide bike paths.
Katie Hughes, Space Supervisor for Scottish Canals, added, "The brand new Winchburgh Marina is a part of our ongoing funding in Union Channel, making a vibrant neighborhood within the new downtown Winchburgh that individuals will need to go to, inhabit and luxuriate in. and work. Canal ensures that individuals will profit from the waterways and towpaths that supply a spread of leisure amenities together with boating, biking, strolling, working. and fishing. "
A 352 ha improvement venture is underway in Winchburgh, involving the supply of not less than three,450 new houses.
The Marina's detailed planning request can be submitted later this 12 months and is scheduled to open by the tip of 2021.