Ryde Harbour

Ryde Harbour is owned by the Isle of Wight council who are the official Harbour Authority.

They have been attempting to sell the Harbour for sometime, but it was challenged by Ryde Town council in 2019.

Below are some of the articles mentioning Ryde Harbour.

‘Our Ryde’: Residents step up to the plate to support and help their community

Our Ryde candidates

A bunch of Ryde residents, under the mentoring and support of two councillors, have formed a group called Our Ryde and are standing as candidates in the upcoming election

Tuesday, 6th April, 2021 9:02am

By Michael Lilley with 9 readers' comments

A new beginning for Ryde Harbour as town council take on ownership

Ryde harbour filled with boats

Ryde Town Council plans to invest substantially in the Harbour, after the freehold was successfully secured following two years of hard work by Cllr Phil Jordan and RTC staff. See the detail within

Monday, 15th March, 2021 8:44am

By Phil Jordan with 7 readers' comments

Councillor confirms £1 harbour purchase plans

Seagulls at Ryde harbour

The chair of Ryde Town Council’s harbour working group, said there were no plans to increase the council tax precept for 2020 in order to acquire the Harbour

Monday, 18th November, 2019 2:05pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 28 readers' comments

Plans for future of Ryde Harbour revealed in Isle of Wight council papers

Ryde harbour by Les Lockhart

The future of Ryde Harbour is being decided by the deputy leader of the Isle of Wight council. Details within

Friday, 15th November, 2019 2:06pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

New Ryde Mayor, Michael Lilley, highlights the Island’s poverty issues at Ryde Society AGM

michael lilley

There was much to report back on from the Ryde Society AGM, including update on Ryde Arena, Harbour and news of new arts centre.

Tuesday, 21st May, 2019 9:38am

By Peter Gruner with 2 readers' comments

IWC threatens to remove Blue Seas Protection boat anchored outside Ryde

blue seas protection boat cropped

After Blue Seas Protection highlighted their difficulties getting a berth for their new boat in Ryde Harbour, the council are now seeking ways to have their boat, anchored outside the harbour, removed.

Thursday, 16th May, 2019 3:18pm

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

Dolphin campaign boat blocked by IWC from Ryde Harbour, say charity (updated)

blue seas protection boat cropped

Protecting dolphins and whales is all the Blue Seas Protection charity want to do. They're offering to pay for a berth in Ryde harbour, but say Isle of Wight council keep blocking them. Why have we had seven excuses in six weeks they ask.

Wednesday, 1st May, 2019 6:57pm

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

‘Lively discussion’ expected when Council leader attends Ryde public meeting

royal esplanade hotel - ryde

An opportunity to meet Council leader, Cllr Dave Stewart, at the Ryde Society meeting on Monday "is not something we often get, and no doubt there will be a lively discussion", says the Chair.

Friday, 15th March, 2019 10:25am

By Peter Gruner with one comment

Ryde Harbour: Sale could be put on hold

Ryde harbour by Les Lockhart

Cllr Hutchinson said at last night's scrutiny meeting "I have not said I will sell it to them for a pound, but I will if they put forward a proposal for the harbour".

Wednesday, 13th February, 2019 3:43pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Ryde Town Council agree way forward for Ryde Harbour

ryde harbour wall by les lockhart

In front of a packed meeting last night, Ryde Town Council discussed the possibility of buying the scenic harbour. Details of what was agreed within.

Tuesday, 29th January, 2019 1:22pm

By Peter Gruner

Ryde Harbour: Public encouraged to support town council purchase

Ryde harbour by Les Lockhart

Ryde residents are encouraged to attend Monday night's town council meeting to show support for the Ryde Town Council to purchase the Harbour from the Isle of Wight council.

Sunday, 27th January, 2019 4:27pm

By Peter Gruner with one comment

Decision to sell Ryde Harbour to go under scrutiny

Seagulls at Ryde harbour

Cllr Michael Lilley has been successful in calling-in the decision to sell the leasehold or freehold of Ryde Harbour on the open market.

Monday, 21st January, 2019 2:10pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments