The development site focuses on lands at Queen’s Parade and the area currently used as Marine Gardens car park. The regeneration of the Queen’s Parade area around Bangor Marina will play a vital role in the future economic success of the town.
This £50 million investment will provide the opportunity to create a premier waterfront destination for Bangor, and for Northern Ireland. The scheme will attract further investment and will support the town centre’s future, as well as the economic vitality of the whole Ards and North Down area.
Bangor Marine Limited is a joint venture partnership between Karl Group and Farrans created specially to deliver the project. The two companies bring specialist experience and skills.
Karl Group are a NI Property Development Company with a vision to ‘Create Places that Enhance the Lives of People’. They specialise in delivering projects that focus on this vision and provide long term investment opportunities.
Farrans is a leading NI contractor of over 70 years with experience in delivering landmark projects that make a genuine and lasting impact on local communities.
This investment will transform Queen’s Parade and create a premier public waterfront space that embraces Bangor’s rich heritage and paves the way in securing its future.
The high quality scheme has been designed to create a vibrant destination all year round for visitors, existing and future residents. Our vision has been designed to foster an exciting and attractive marina environment which will boast new retail and hospitality opportunities, along with the creation of innovative public spaces.
Following their appointment, Bangor Marine Limited is now developing proposals to inform a planning application to deliver their vision for the waterfront development.
We are committed to engaging with the people of Bangor, and are now commencing a period of pre-application community consultation on the proposals. The feedback we receive will shape our proposals for our waterfront regeneration scheme.
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The period for responding to the consultation has now come to a close.
As part of the project’s Pre-Application Community Consultation activity public information events were held in The Hub at Project 24 on 18th and 19th June 2019, and information was displayed with feedback forms at The Aurora Leisure Centre. A second round of events were held on 1st and 2nd August 2019, also at The Hub.
All feedback received will be considered and summarised in a Pre-Application Community Consultation report which will be submitted as part of the planning application.
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