PEOPLE have given an overwhelmingly positive response to plans to renovate Southampton’s Royal Pier.
The consultation period has begun for the latest plans to transform the crumbling site into a thriving £400 million development with a casino, five-star hotel, gourmet market and hundreds of homes.
A Spitfire soaring over a renovated Mayflower Park and bars, restaurants, hotels and shops along the waterfront could be the future according to the RPWS development company.
The firm set up a gallery of images at the Royal Thai Pier restaurant and bar to show residents their vision for the waterfront and had staff on hand to answer any questions or explain in depth what could become of the run-down pier if they are successful.
The firm has already reached agreements with the site’s three landowners – the city council, Associated British Ports and the Crown Estate.
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