The plans have developed from those shown at the public meeting on 25 October, and consultation with Council planning officers. They deal with some of the conditions attached to the original planning permission, and ramps and paving have been added to assist access for the disabled. In addition, the new submission shows where there will be fences and gates to secure the south east and north west boundaries.
The layout of the site includes: hard and soft landscaping, a public square, trees and a rooftop café. The original stairs between the Terrace and Embankment levels are kept, with a lightweight canopy over.
There is an area designated as a biodiversity garden, with trees, shrubs and additional planting to compliment those that have grown wild on the site in its years of disuse. The public conveniences will be retained, and there will be a pontoon.
The Council will be looking at the scheme, and others, at the Cabinet Meeting at York House, at 7.00 pm on 10 December. The Officer’s report on the Riverside is on their site, with the meeting Agenda. (The meeting is open to the public.)