Tag "Ports Master Plan"

Cruising towards the potential

GUERNSEY’S cruise industry is maligned and celebrated in equal measure. It is one of the few growth areas reported in the tourism visitor statistics, yet is a cause of complaint for those whose parking in Town gets disrupted or who can’t get on a round-island bus when a ship visits. So far, the island has failed to fully exploit the opportunities it presents.

User pays is fairest way

FURTHER to R. Henderson’s letter, marina charges were calculated to pay for the marinas and the car parks over 15 years, so the users are well into paying a second time for them by now.

Harbour plans full of holes

CONGRATULATIONS to Guernsey Harbours for a very skilful PR exercise regarding future harbour development (I hope they had Environment permission for all those flags and banners?), but after much effort in accessing the online survey, which is leading people by the nose to the conclusion they want us to arrive at, it does beggar rather a lot of holes in their thinking.

Parts of harbour operations should be self-funding

IF YOU build it they will go... It seems many of us have completed the harbour plan survey and I know many of us are very frustrated and annoyed that some questions provide for only set answers, forcing one to choose from options that none of us would support.

What next is key to ports master plan

PUBLICATION of the ports master plan and its potential for reclaiming the North Beach car park indicate the difficulties Guernsey has let itself drift into regarding paid parking – and the dangers of letting a single department direct policy on strategic public assets.

Ports master plan unveiled

One of the possibilities for the development of the ports which forms part of the Public Services Department's master plan.

NORTH Beach could be lost as a public car park under a dramatic vision to develop the ports released today.