WikiWirral its great, register, enjoy and welcome.
Forum Stats
12355 Members
65 Forums
73357 Topics
990706 Posts
21 posts in the last 24hrs
Max Online: 7831 @ 8th Apr 2013 4:18pm
Who's Online - Click Me
68 registered (11kendo, 12 invisible), 1332 Guests and 318 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


(Views 7days)This Weeks Most Read
Captain Toni's text message annoyances 544
Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm Fun Day 6th August 504
Tunnel Flyovers Part 1 462
Flood and storm warning 421
Granny Pods 383
Who is number 13? 337
Clutch Problem 327
Broken lawnmower 320
Norman Thelwell -Artist 242
Police Cars South Wirral Direction 182
New General Forums
Acid attacks plague London, Whats really going on
by snowhite
19th Jul 2017 11:47am
Granny Pods
by granny
17th Jul 2017 7:53pm
WASPI website, pension complaints templates 50's
by Longnails
15th Jul 2017 3:48pm
Hoylake Golf Resort
by Excoriator
6th Jul 2017 5:52pm
New Wirral History
Norman Thelwell -Artist
by granny
18th Jul 2017 10:19am
Tunnel Flyovers Part 1
by Norton
15th Jul 2017 5:40pm
Where was St Catherine/Catharine Street Higher Tra
by derekdwc
11th Jul 2017 10:19pm
QE2 Visit September 1995
by Norton
10th Jul 2017 10:33pm
Wilfred Owen
by Fireblade
7th Jul 2017 8:58pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
Disney Magic
Umbrellas Liverpool
Topic Replies
Rising crime?
by granny
Yesterday at 11:13 PM
Clutch Problem
by venice
Yesterday at 08:21 PM
Police Cars South Wirral Direction
by fish5133
Yesterday at 06:01 PM
Nigel and Jacob
by fish5133
Yesterday at 05:47 PM
Insurance Scam AKA Why I Have A Dashcam
by diggingdeeper
Yesterday at 03:29 PM
Missing Cat. CH41
by RUDEBOX
20th Jul 2017 2:16pm
Looking for Joyce Randles and family
by Gibbo
20th Jul 2017 1:10pm
Granny Pods
by venice
20th Jul 2017 1:32am
Pensions
by diggingdeeper
19th Jul 2017 10:19pm
July
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm Fun Day 6th August
by RUDEBOX
18th Jul 2017 9:31pm
charity fundraiser
by Dilly
16th Jul 2017 6:47pm
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#339594 - 30th Jul 2009 12:44pm New Brighton scheme faces more objections
_jase_
Unregistered


Controversial New Brighton scheme faces more objections



DEVELOPERS behind the £60m revamp of a Wirral seaside town will face more objections as they attempt to clear the final hurdle before work can start.

Neptune Developments are awaiting detailed planning permission for the second phase of their ambitious New Brighton scheme, following completion of the first phase – the Floral Pavilion Theatre last year.

But they have again angered local protesters after submitting an application to vary a key condition of the permission they already have.

The entire scheme was redrawn when a public inquiry ruled against it in 2006 following a massive campaign opposing Neptune’s plans.

Compromise was later reached, and as part of its assurances the company agreed to a condition that one of the most controversial aspects of the scheme – a supermarket on the seafront – would be built after the rest of the project was substantially completed.

The entire scheme will see a revamp of New Brighton’s marine lake, a hotel, cinema, restaurants and bars as well as a lido and fitness centre and model boating lake.

However, the Wellington Road Conservation Advisory Committee (WRCAC) has now raised concerns about the application by Neptune to bring forward building work on the Morrisons supermarket.

It said: “Neptune’s application to remove conditions precluding the developer from proceeding to construct a supermarket until leisure facilities are completed raises substantive issues.”

WRCAC has also made formal objections to the detailed planning application, particularly highlighting the “impact, height, scale and mass of the proposed health/fitness centre will have on the existing free open air facilities which it would replace”.

A spokeswoman for WRCAC described the fitness centre as “spurious” and said it had “more to do with maximising the return to the developer’s profits than providing a realistic, sustainable leisure facility”.

She said: “Now, the requirement to build this block delays the overall re-development of the former bathing pool site.”

But Rob Mason, Neptune’s development director, pointed to the success of the new Floral Pavilion Theatre and Conference Centre which he said “confirmed our commitment to delivery and to quality”.

Mr Mason said they aimed to begin work on the rest of the scheme in late autumn and complete the new promenade and model boating lake within eight months of the start.

He said: “The new supermarket will be completed next, 12 months after the start on site, ready for fit-out by the operator, Morrisons.

“The new hotel, cinema and a number of the leisure buildings will be completed three months later, again ready for fit-out by the operators.

“The final elements, the rest of the leisure buildings and the Lido will be completed two to three months later, around 18 months after the start on site. The order of the programme means we are able to deliver all the public realm areas first and then we are completing elements of the scheme to meet the needs of the end users.

“We believe everything will be completed in 2011, making it an extremely significant and exciting year for New Brighton.”

THE WIRRAL NEWS

Top
Google Ads
#339658 - 30th Jul 2009 6:04pm Re: New Brighton scheme faces more objections [Re: ]
DavidB Offline
Wiki Guide

Registered: 7th Dec 2003
Posts: 5614
Loc: Bebington, Wirral
What, exactly, is wrong with New Brighton? I walk my dog regularly down there, and even on Friday night, it's quiet, even though most of the chavs are in the clubs on the front. Why does it have to be another money-spinning for PITA Neptune and more backhanders to council leaders. Everyone likes New Brighton now, it was a bit of a pit that was transformed into a really nice place, councillers/developers talk about it like it needs renovating. We like it how it is. Stop fooking building your ugly, seedy buildings.
_________________________
"C20 LET bang"

Top
#339677 - 30th Jul 2009 7:51pm Re: New Brighton scheme faces more objections [Re: DavidB]
RUDEBOX Offline

Wiki Master

Registered: 29th Aug 2008
Posts: 19160
Loc: Here.
Am sick of this, just draggin on and on and on. And on.
_________________________
Mia Mabel

Ohhhhhhhhhhhhh! Jer-e-my Cor-byn


Top
#339696 - 30th Jul 2009 9:36pm Re: New Brighton scheme faces more objections [Re: RUDEBOX]
PaulWirral
Unregistered


All I want to see is the rebuilding on the old swimming baths because that looks like an eyesore. It's just the old woolly jumper brigade on Welly Road who don't want anything to ruin their view of the Mersey. All they have to do is walk to the Prom and they can have all the views they want!! Actually my mate's mum lives on Welly Road...so...erm..soz Ged!!

As a historian I recall what New Brighton once was and even though those days are over I would like to see the place become popular more then once a year when the Wirral Show is on.

Top
#339709 - 30th Jul 2009 10:44pm Re: New Brighton scheme faces more objections [Re: ]
Dj Kev L Offline
Smartchild

Registered: 14th Dec 2006
Posts: 526
Loc: wallasey
dont you think all this work will build our town. i mean look at teh jobs it will create. come on people time for a change. for the better

Top
#341124 - 7th Aug 2009 11:30am Re: New Brighton scheme faces more objections [Re: Dj Kev L]
_jase_
Unregistered


Mistake leads to delay on Wirral Waters proposal


A MISTAKE meant a decision on the biggest building scheme in Wirral’s history had to be delayed.

Wirral council’s planning committee was due to consider Peel Developments’ application for the first major element of the £4.5bn Wirral Waters project last night.

But minutes before the meeting was due to start, it became apparent an objection on behalf of Warner Estate Holdings, the owners of The Grange and The Pyramids shopping centres in Birkenhead, had not been properly taken into account in the planning documents.

It was decided to avoid any future objection on this basis, the decision should be put off for a week.

It will be considered when the committee meets next Thursday, when it will also consider Neptune Developments’ New Brighton scheme.

The 21-page document prepared on behalf of Warner said it considers “the future vitality and viability of Birkenhead town centre is being placed under serious threat” by the plans.

It urged the council to resist the shopping element of the masterplan for Birken-head’s docklands


THE ECHO

Top

Moderator:  Mod 
Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Insurance Scam AKA Why I Have A Dashcam
by diggingdeeper
Yesterday at 03:29 PM
Rising crime?
by Excoriator
Yesterday at 12:34 AM
Missing Cat. CH41
by RUDEBOX
20th Jul 2017 2:16pm
Looking for Joyce Randles and family
by Gibbo
20th Jul 2017 1:10pm
Nigel and Jacob
by granny
20th Jul 2017 11:54am
For Sale & Free
XBox One Games
by rhoobarb2002
19th Jul 2017 11:02am
Gardener Oxton Area
by Guzzler
18th Jul 2017 7:46pm
High end gaming pc
by brady
16th Jul 2017 6:36pm
Spanners and hand tools
by anniebo28
16th Jul 2017 3:36pm
Candy washing machine
by conan
15th Jul 2017 12:14pm
Featured Member
Registered: 16th Aug 2013
Posts: 1878
Newest Members
JohnD_, Trulyscrumpcious, Mrsilent, Drew67, ziggurat1
12355 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Looking for Joyce Randles and family
by Gibbo
20th Jul 2017 1:10pm
Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm Fun Day 6th August
by Greenwood
17th Jul 2017 10:11pm
Broken lawnmower
by cools
17th Jul 2017 11:42am
Mike Fitzpatrick - Roofer. any good?
by yr20405
15th Jul 2017 12:14am
Published Author & Freelance Writer Seeks Work
by Jobneeded67
14th Jul 2017 3:12pm
News : New Topics
Insurance Scam AKA Why I Have A Dashcam
by diggingdeeper
Yesterday at 03:29 PM
Rising crime?
by Excoriator
Yesterday at 12:34 AM
Nigel and Jacob
by granny
20th Jul 2017 11:54am
Police Cars South Wirral Direction
by fish5133
19th Jul 2017 11:12pm
Canadian Ice Cream
by granny
19th Jul 2017 8:52pm
New Enthusiast Forums
Missing Cat. CH41
by RUDEBOX
20th Jul 2017 2:16pm
Clutch Problem
by fish5133
19th Jul 2017 11:38pm
Who is number 13?
by Norton
16th Jul 2017 6:59pm
Captain Toni's text message annoyances
by DavidB
15th Jul 2017 9:38pm
Is The Medical World Missing The Point
by diggingdeeper
13th Jul 2017 6:58pm
(Views 24hrs)Trending Newest Topics
Insurance Scam AKA Why I Have A Dashcam 47
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Sat 5:13am
Sunset Sat 9:24pm
Local Time Sat 3:43am
WikiWirral Can . . . .