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Wayne Caines To Chair Cross Island Committee

Wayne Caines To Chair Cross Island Committee

Well known businessman Wayne Caines has agreed to chair a committee tasked with finding a use for nine acres of new land, with the former Digicel CEO set to chair the Cross Island Legacy Committee, set up to engage with the community to get ideas for the use of the land once it has finished being used as the America’s Cup village. “This whole consultation... Read more of this article

WEDCo Contracts Deloitte For AC Village Ideas

WEDCo Contracts Deloitte For AC Village Ideas

Deloitte has been contracted by the West End Development Corporation [WEDCo] to have oversight of ideas for the future use of the America’s Cup village. The appointment of Deloitte was unveiled by WEDCo’s General Manager, Andrew Dias, at a public meeting earlier this week in Hamilton, held to encourage feedback over Cross Island. Aerial footage... Read more of this article

BEST: Cross Island Suggestions Not Revealed

BEST: Cross Island Suggestions Not Revealed

Since WEDCo held its first public consultation meeting on the end-uses for the Cross Island landfill a list of the suggestions put forward has not been publicly revealed which “suggests that  WEDCo is setting itself up to repeat the mis-steps that resulted in the Supreme Court quashing their original application,” the Bermuda Environmental... Read more of this article

Meeting To Be Held On Future Of Cross Island

Meeting To Be Held On Future Of Cross Island

More people are to get a chance to have their say over the future use of the America’s Cup village once the event is over, as the West End Development Corporation [WEDCo] has already held one public meeting into the future of Cross Island at the Royal Naval Dockyard and it is set to hold another public meeting in Hamilton. Andrew Dias, the General... Read more of this article

“All Options On Table” For Future Of Cross Island

“All Options On Table” For Future Of Cross Island

“All options are on the table for the future use” of Cross Island once the America’s Cup is over, according to Andrew Dias, the General Manager of WEDCo. At a public meeting designed to invite feedback for any use of the landfill area, Mr Dias also said the intent was for the any new use to be long-term, and to be financially viable. The... Read more of this article

BEST Applauds WEDCo’s Public Consultation

BEST Applauds WEDCo’s Public Consultation

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] wishes to applaud WEDCo on its announcement last week that it would consult with the public on the optimum use for the nine acres of new land being transformed from productive marine habitat to terrestrial uses at the South Basin [Cross Island] in Dockyard. BEST said, “This move on WEDCo’s... Read more of this article

WEDCo: Millions Spent On Improving Dockyard

WEDCo: Millions Spent On Improving Dockyard

More than $10 million will have been spent over two years on improving buildings at the Royal Naval Dockyard, according to the chairman of WEDCo Ray Charlton, who was speaking at the recent sixth annual pre-season breakfast held at Bone Fish, in Dockyard, which was held to inform businesses in the area about WEDCo’s upcoming plans for the historic... Read more of this article

Input Sought On Cross Island Reclaimed Land

Input Sought On Cross Island Reclaimed Land

The public is being invited to help shape the future of reclaimed land at Dockyard after its use as an Event Village for the America’s Cup is over. The West End Development Corporation’s creation of nine acres of reclaimed land, known as Cross Island, is well underway, with seven loads of fill having already been delivered by ship. Infrastructure... Read more of this article