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PA 09407/17 (EA 00015/17); EIA Report for the proposed development at Manoel Island, Gzira, Malta

OPEN CONSULTATION  

  
 
From: Ministry for the Environment, Climate Change and Planning
(
Environment & Resources Authority)
​Published: ​21 February 2021
Running till: ​23 March 2021
​Last Updated: ​18 February 2021

1.        Background​

 

PA 09407/17 (EA 00015/17); Development of Manoel Island comprising of a mixed use development incorporating residential, commercial and leisure facilities which will, in part, overlie subterranean parking facilities; upgrading of the existing marina including the installation of a floating breakwater; sports facilities for the local community; public amenities; a hospitality offering and a Centre for the Arts and Culture.  The proposal includes the restoration, adaptive re-use and inclusion of the cultural heritage buildings and identified archaeological sites which will form an integral part of the development.  The proposal also includes the development of large public open spaces, comprising predominantly of softscapes and hardscaped open areas, piazzas, streets, promenades and the regeneration of the glacis park around Fort Manoel.  These public open spaces will make up a large proportion of the project’s footprint.  The proposal also contemplates the development of a new bridge from Triq ix-Xatt onto Manoel Island and the dredging and widening of the channel between Manoel Island and the Gzira mainland to aide sea water circulation and seacraft access around the island.  The development incorporates the restoration and re-use of part of the existing bridge to become a belvedere point. Site at Manoel Island, Gzira, Malta.


2.        Consultation Questions

The Environment and Resources Authority is in receipt of the EIA Report on the development mentioned above. The general public is invited to submit written comments on the said documentation.  

​3.        Documents - may be retrieved from:
 
4.        Submission of input
 
Submissions must be sent in through the following channels:
By post:     EIA Team
                 Environment & Resources Authority
                 Hexagon House,
                 Spencer Hill,
                 Marsa, MRS 1441    ​ 

Submissions must be received by 23 March 2021.                              
We thank you in advance for your input.

Please be informed that submissions will be published on the webpage of this consultation at the end of the scoping phase. The lead Ministry has sole discretion upon the publication of comments.

Received contributions, together with the identity of the contributor, will be published on the Internet, unless the contributor objects to the publication of his/her personal data on the grounds that such publication would harm his/her legitimate interests. In this case the contribution may be published in anonymous form. Otherwise the contribution will not be published nor will, in principle, its content be taken into account.  Any objections concerning the publication of personal data should be sent to the service responsible for the consultation on the following email address: onlineconsultations@gov.mt.

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In addition, please be aware of:
 
·         Disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (Chapter 496)
As we are a public authority all documents we hold, including documents related to this public consultation process, may be released following a request to us under the Freedom of Information Act (Chap. 496), unless such request may be subject of an exemption arising from the same Act.​


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