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Gun Hill removal to begin next week – seen as commencement of port project

last photo of Gunhill

last photo of Gunhill

As the government of Montserrat (GoM) proceeds in anticipation of the funding necessary to propel the development of its Growth Development Plan (GDP), the latest report is that work is due to commence on the removal of Gun Hill on the edge of Carrs Bay next week.

In a ZJB news broadcast Estate Manager. Charlesworth Phillip of the Montserrat Development Corporation (MDC) was making a case for the marine village within the overall Little Bay Development, part of the GDP, which includes the new town centre, the port and marina.

Phillip reported: “the government of Montserrat is currently expending in excess of two million dollars to build facilities to ensure that the entertainment and other going concerns on our water front is maintained,” while putting a plug the marketing of the facilities. “The facilities that are being constructed are high quality, high-end and the price, for which they are being offered, is at or below the current levels that are paid on the Little Bay beach,” he added.

That $2 million expenditure or a part of it has been a subject of issue regarding procurement and has come in for much criticism and questions in the Legislative Assembly and may even end in the high courts.

Further report regarding the developmental projects confirmed the start of the removal Gun Hill next week. The contractor has been assigned are they workers are on sight conducting topographical sighting of the area.

The Government radio station announced that this, “will signal the start of the US $ 96 million dollar port development project in the Carrs Bay area – which, when completed is expected to stimulate economic growth for the island especially through the cruise tourism industry.”

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last photo of Gunhill

last photo of Gunhill

As the government of Montserrat (GoM) proceeds in anticipation of the funding necessary to propel the development of its Growth Development Plan (GDP), the latest report is that work is due to commence on the removal of Gun Hill on the edge of Carrs Bay next week.

In a ZJB news broadcast Estate Manager. Charlesworth Phillip of the Montserrat Development Corporation (MDC) was making a case for the marine village within the overall Little Bay Development, part of the GDP, which includes the new town centre, the port and marina.

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Phillip reported: “the government of Montserrat is currently expending in excess of two million dollars to build facilities to ensure that the entertainment and other going concerns on our water front is maintained,” while putting a plug the marketing of the facilities. “The facilities that are being constructed are high quality, high-end and the price, for which they are being offered, is at or below the current levels that are paid on the Little Bay beach,” he added.

That $2 million expenditure or a part of it has been a subject of issue regarding procurement and has come in for much criticism and questions in the Legislative Assembly and may even end in the high courts.

Further report regarding the developmental projects confirmed the start of the removal Gun Hill next week. The contractor has been assigned are they workers are on sight conducting topographical sighting of the area.

The Government radio station announced that this, “will signal the start of the US $ 96 million dollar port development project in the Carrs Bay area – which, when completed is expected to stimulate economic growth for the island especially through the cruise tourism industry.”