Tender Opportunity

James Watt Dock LLP is looking to appoint a suitably qualified person/company to procure, establish, manage and maintain a MARINA OPERATION within James Watt Dock, Greenock For further information, click on "full story" or call 01475 755 080. Click here for more information on the tender...

Mixed housing will breathe life into waterfront

River Clyde Homes' £10 million affordable housing development at James Watt Dock will help breathe new life into the area. And it is also set to look good architecturally, in the middle of an exciting transformation of a rundown site. Last year River Clyde Homes, Inverclyde's largest social...

Roadworks open up new access

A new road is set to pave the way for easier access to the James Watt Dock development. Work is about to begin on the new roadway from the A8 to the Dock, while extra footpaths will also be provided for pedestrians. Improved access is essential, as the 107-acre site is destined to draw a steady...

Restoration work is bringing the 'Sugar Sheds' back into use with a new lease of life

One of Scotland's most iconic industrial buildings has been saved from the ravages of wind and rain. Inverclyde's Sugar Warehouse - one of Scotland's biggest surviving cast iron and brick industrial buildings - was all but abandoned in the 1960s. But now, thanks to the multi-million pound...

Companies to play key role in dockland development

Companies based at James Watt Dock have been reassured they form a key part of the development's future. Clydeport and Riverside Inverclyde - partners in the £180 million transformation of the site - have met the Dock's established businesses to confirm they'll all be welcome to continue calling...

Archived News

Architects praise plans

The James Watt Dock development has been reviewed by some of Scotland's most prestigious architects. The Scottish Government-funded Architecture+Design Scotland, which exists to inspire better quality in design and architecture in the public and private sectors, met with the LLP partnership in...

Getting ready to host the Tall Ships 2011

Preparations for the arrival of the Tall Ships fleet in July 2011 are moving forward. Sail Inverclyde is the charity set up by Riverside Inverclyde, Inverclyde Council and Clydeport to deliver the land-based activities associated with this prestigious event. ` An update on progress at James Watt...

Community at heart of development

From the start, the local community has been a priority in the James Watt Dock project. In the planning phases Riverside Inverclyde (ri) and Clydeport held a display and presentation in Greenock Town Hall, kicking off a well-received community consultation process. Rachel Cowper, ri's Community...

Work builds on a rich past for a new future

Progress is evident on the ground at James Watt Dock and one of the biggest targets is making sure the dock itself is ship-shape for a major maritime event. When the iconic vessels of the 2011 Tall Ships Race sail into the dock it will be another major vote of confidence in the area. The overall...

Commitment to ensuring the local area benefits from economic boost

The redevelopment of James Watt Dock will make a major change to the Clyde coastline. Hundreds of new homes, the saving and conversion of the iconic A-Listed Sugar Warehouse, new cycle and walk ways, shops artists' quarter and a new marina will be the most visible change. But through the...