"Bangor Marine Limited"
Community Consultation Event
Bangor Marine wants to engage directly with members of the public and is holding Public Information Events at the Project 24
This events will provide an opportunity to view the plans and speak to members of the project team.
Public Consultation Event Dates
• Thursday 1st August from 1pm – 7pm
The proposed development seeks to transform the wider Queen’s Parade and marina area with the development of a hotel, retail, office, community, cultural and recreational space, in addition to eateries, a residential development as well as the creation of new public squares and courtyards.
If you can’t attend the events, you can provide feedback by email to:-
or on the consultation website:-
www.queensparadebangor.co.uk (launching 18 June 2019)
Public input into the scheme as it progresses is important to Bangor Marine as they seek to ensure the best development possible is brought forward and we would encourage all those with an interest to share their views at one of the events or via the online channels available.
All feedback must be submitted by Friday 16th August 2019
£50 Million Seafront Development Plan Agreed
A developer has been appointed to take forward a major £50 million regeneration project of Queen's Parade in
The scheme will transform the County Down town's seafront, bringing new houses, shops, offices and employment opportunities to the area.
Bangor Marine has been awarded the contract by the Department for Communities, which Permanent Secretary Tracy Meharg said will support the vitality of the employment and tourism industry. She commented: "The new hotel and cafes will encourage more tourists to visit Bangor and help to support the retail offering and enhance the evening economy. The new homes will lead to more people living in Bangor again supporting local consumer outlets. When combined with new offices, this development will help to create new employment opportunities and breathe new life back into Bangor."
The proposed scheme includes the following additions to the seafront:
• children's play area and water feature
• sheltered promenade and kiosks
• marine gardens public realm combining external events space
• seafront lawns
• a 70-80 bed hotel
• a destination/cinema building
• residential units
• commercial, retail & restaurant spaces
• a play zone
• refurbishment of existing commercial properties
• 200 space car park
• market place & courtyard squares.
Mayor of Ards and North Down, Councillor Richard Smart, said the regeneration of Queen's Parade is "critical" for the future of Bangor and of maximising the economic growth potential of the area.