Western Harbour

Plans for Development

September 2004

Forth Ports Authority have announced a 2bn draft plan for the a 15-year development of their 170-hectacre docks site at  Western Harbour, Leith.

The proposals, will be the open to public consultations for a few months from September 04.  They include:

-  a cruise liner terminal for the world's largest cruising ships

-  a ferry to Fife and water taxis around the harbour

-  a up to 18,000 homes, shops, bars, restaurants and schools

-  an extension of the Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre

-  an art gallery or museum, craft workshops and a heritage centre

-  a new entertainment complex, a new public square and a park.

Evening News  3 September 2004,  p.7



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