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Appeal: Isle of Wight ferry terminal redevelopment gets green light

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Plans for an extensive redevelopment of the Isle of Wight’s Red Funnel ferry terminal, to include 100 homes and a 60-bed hotel, have been approved after an inspector decided that the scheme would be a net gain for the vitality of the island's economy.

The proposal sought permission to demolish the existing ferry terminal in East Cowes, along with a number of other industrial commercial buildings, and replace them with a new ferry terminal, as well as 100 homes, a 60-bed hotel and up to 1,850 square metres of retail and leisure floor space.

After the original application was refused by Isle of Wight Council, the appellant submitted a ne.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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