Newport Harbour Masterplan

The Newport Harbour Masterplan has been in planning since 2017, after a two-year consultation process.

Options under consideration include restaurants, housing, commercial space, new car parking, higher education resources, a rebuild of the existing Riverside Centre, a new hotel and a cultural venue.

Below are articles covering The Newport Harbour Masterplan.

‘Hopeful common sense will prevail’ says Cllr Price after productive Seaclose Park discussions

Matt Price (after lockdown)

The discussions with senior council members and officers at County Hall have been productive and they recognise the strength of feeling locally, says Cllr Price

Friday, 14th August, 2020 8:55am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Newport and Carisbrooke Community Council vote on plans for housing on Seaclose Park

newport harbour simulation

Cllr Price said, "The community, young and old and irrespective of party politics, is uniting against this awful proposal. We are seeing local democracy in action"

Wednesday, 22nd July, 2020 9:44am

By Lucy Molyneux with 7 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council leader says plans for Newport Harbour have been ‘well received’

dave stewart during full council meeting

Despite there being close to 3,000 signatures on a petition to stop housing on Seaclose Park, the leader of the council said that the feedback he's had was that "Newport Harbour Masterplan has been well-received"

Thursday, 16th July, 2020 4:43pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 22 readers' comments

Decision on Newport Harbour Masterplan deferred

The Masterplan was due to be voted upon at the August Isle of Wight council Cabinet meeting but has now been pushed back

Thursday, 9th July, 2020 1:21pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Petition against housing on Seaclose Park reaches 1,600+ signatures, as Cllr Price seeks support from councillors

Matt Price (after lockdown)

Cllr Matt Price sets out why he is opposed to houses being built on part of Seaclose Park and why he'll be trying to seek support from other councillors

Thursday, 9th July, 2020 10:52am

By Matthew Price with 6 readers' comments

Councillors join forces to oppose housing in Seaclose Park as part of Harbour Masterplan (updated)

newport harbour simulation

Cllrs Craven and Price are calling on their fellow community councillors to oppose proposals in the draft Newport Harbour Masterplan to build housing on Seaclose Park

Tuesday, 7th July, 2020 11:44am

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council reveal masterplan for Newport Harbour regeneration

Artists impression of redeveloped Newport Harbour

A new masterplan has been produced setting out proposals for an iconic new cultural centre, hotel accommodation, waterside apartments, affordable housing and new business units

Monday, 9th March, 2020 12:03pm

By IW Council Press Office with 13 readers' comments

Harbour plans ‘blueprint for exciting and innovative improvements to whole of Newport’

Newport Harbour Masterplan

The plans have been shaped by harbour users, residents and businesses. They do not include plans for a vehicle bridge.

Monday, 15th July, 2019 12:13pm

By IW Council Press Office with 7 readers' comments

Watch: Brief glimpse of possibilities for Newport Harbour regeneration

Newport harbour Masterplan

The council say this is not a final blueprint for every detail, but the plan shows what’s possible and what isn’t. Watch the video showing where development is possible.

Wednesday, 13th March, 2019 6:24pm

By IW Council Press Office with 8 readers' comments

Newport Harbour regeneration: Isle of Wight council appoint architect (Updated)

Newport Harbour drawings

The masterplan will "visualise and provide a framework for a waterfront reinvigorated by mixed use development, reinforcing Newport’s role as a county town and a visitor destination".

Tuesday, 9th October, 2018 6:59am

By IW Council Press Office with 23 readers' comments

Letter: Save Newport Harbour from ‘final ruin’, says Newport Harbour Group

Newport harbour:

This reader says he believes the Harbour Revision Order will, in his opinion, allow the Council to cause the final ruin of ‘our’ harbour in Newport.

Wednesday, 4th April, 2018 5:43pm

By Christopher Dodd with 4 readers' comments

Be part of shaping the future of Newport Harbour

Newport Harbour drawings

The workshops will focus on draft strategic objectives, identify key harbour assets to be retained and enhanced for future generations and hear a summary of the conversations already gathered.

Tuesday, 31st October, 2017 2:08pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment