Inverclyde has three infrastructure projects totalling £26.75 million investment
Greenock Ocean Terminal
Greenock Ocean Terminal this year alone will have over 100,000 passengers through its doors. As part of the City Deal, Inverclyde Council and Peel Ports are building expansion of the quayside and delivery of a new visitor centre to further expand Greenock as the cruise ship capital of Scotland. The contract sum is £14.1m with a completion date of September 2018.
Inverkip is a joint infrastructure and development project by Inverclyde Council and Scottish Power which addresses the restricted network and junction capacity on the A78 trunk road at four locations in and around
Inverkip.The project will release investment and secure the development of a major 20 hectare brownfield site identified in the Local Development Plan particularly around the former Inverkip Power Station site to create in excess of 600 houses and 6,000 sq m of commercial retail space. The anticipated cost of the public works is £3.25m with additional Private Sector investment expected.
Inchgreen is a partnership project between Inverclyde Council and Peel Ports. It seeks to promote, make market ready and secure key sector investment in the site at Inchgreen. It involves the redevelopment of a brownfield site, development of underutilised quay assets and the Inchgreen dry dock to offer a dedicated on shore marine hub. The anticipated cost is £9.4m and completion date of late 2022.
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