New mari­nas for Sharp­ness

Canal Boat - - News - word­ be­fore an ap­pli­ca­tion is submitted later this year.

THIS AERIAL VIEW shows an artist’s im­pres­sion of how Sharp­ness Docks could look in the fu­ture with two new ma­rina basins by the Glouces­ter & Sharp­ness Canal as well as hous­ing, com­mer­cial busi­nesses and pub­lic space. The new basins are ei­ther side of the junc­tion with the old en­trance lock arm (branch­ing off to the right), whose ex­ist­ing ma­rina moor­ings would re­main. The new hous­ing is vis­i­ble in the left fore­ground, while in the back­ground, the work­ing port where the canal meets the Sev­ern Es­tu­ary would con­tinue in op­er­a­tion, sup­ported by new com­mer­cial de­vel­op­ments around the dock. The plans are sub­ject to a fi­nal pub­lic con­sul­ta­tion (see sharp­ness­docks.

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