East Cowes Regeneration

The East Cowes Regeneration plan include relocation of the Red Funnel Ferry terminal in East Cowes and creation of new homes and retail units.

Below are some articles covering the plans and the residents’ reaction to them.

Letter: IWC must withdraw Crossways plan – town is at capacity

Illustration for crossways development of 154 dwellings

Peter Lloyd says the East Cowes has doubled in size and is unable to cope, with schools, doctors the dentist and drainage at full capacity.

Wednesday, 4th September, 2019 1:06pm

By Peter Lloyd with 5 readers' comments

Revealed: ‘Exciting’ and inspiring ideas for Esplanade regeneration

Esplanade Opportunities

Points of interest such as public art, modern dining, family-friendly play areas, an outdoor gym, solar-powered chargers and free Wifi, are all being discussed as part of the Esplanade's regeneration plans. OnTheWight has all the details.

Thursday, 4th October, 2018 12:28pm

By Sally Perry

East Cowes Development set for approval

Victoria Quay from the water by Conran & Partners

A multi-million pound development in East Cowes, which will bring with it 53 homes, a 400-berth marina, restaurants, bars and more, is set for approval.

Monday, 25th September, 2017 11:35am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Red Funnel wins appeal for ferry terminal expansion plan

east cowes plans

The application was originally rejected by the Isle of Wight council, but an appeal with the Planning Inspectorate has led to approval.

Tuesday, 22nd August, 2017 6:03pm

By Sally Perry with 17 readers' comments

Inquiry date set for Red Funnel planning appeal

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The date for Planning Inspectorate Inquiry has been announced. It's expected to last four days and takes place in Newport.

Wednesday, 31st May, 2017 10:57am

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Island Independents: If elected, we’ll buy Red Funnel for Islanders

Red Funnel Red Osprey

Discussions are already underway and if elected in the May elections, the Island Independents say they'll use agreed £200m borrowing and will "seek to participate with partners to acquire this vital route to the Island, for the Island".

Friday, 24th March, 2017 6:30am

By Julia Baker-Smith with 107 readers' comments

Red Funnel’s Plan B proposals: Comment deadline looming

Marshalling yard

If you had planned to leave a comment about the current Red Funnel planning application make sure you work on it tonight, because the cut-off is close of business on Friday.

Thursday, 20th October, 2016 4:35pm

By Sally Perry

Red Funnel’s Plan B proposals: Have your say

Demolition plans

Red Funnel reveal their Plan B scheme for expansion of their ferry terminal in East Cowes. Residents have three weeks to read through the documents and have their say.

Monday, 3rd October, 2016 9:57am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Red Funnel announce plans to pursue development in East Cowes

kevin george

The Isle of Wight ferry company say they will take a two phased approach to the development of their East Cowes terminal. Read the detail through OnTheWight.

Friday, 29th July, 2016 8:00am

By Amy Grinstead with 11 readers' comments

Letter: Here’s why many East Cowes residents were against the Red Funnel plans

cards on the table

Sharon Lake sets out in clear and concise terms why many East Cowes residents and businesses were against the Red Funnel plans to expand their terminal.

Friday, 22nd April, 2016 6:56pm

By Sharon Lake with 13 readers' comments

Red Funnel respond to calls for meaningful engagement

kevin george

The CEO of Red Funnel has responded to a call for meaningful engagement before making a decision on whether or not the company will appeal last week's planning rejection.

Friday, 22nd April, 2016 9:36am

By Sally Perry with 15 readers' comments

Letter: Red Funnel have the opportunity to create something exceptional

vertical garden

Steven Goodman believes that following the rejection of Red Funnel's planning application to expand their terminal in East Cowes, they now have the opportunity to create something exceptional.

Friday, 22nd April, 2016 8:37am

By Steven Goodman with 5 readers' comments