Hull cruise terminal planners hiring experts to assist £73m scheme
They are being tasked with securing planning approval for the scheme
Specialist planning consultants are set to be appointed to steer Hull’s £73m cruise terminal project through the potentially choppy waters of the planning process.
It’s the next step in the ambitious development earmarked for waterfront land near The Deep.
Last September city council officials maintained the target date for the first operational season of the new facility remained 2024 despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the travel industry.
A tender seeking a lead consultant for planning and environmental services in connection with the project – officially known as Cruise Hull Yorkshire – has now been published.
It includes a proposed two-year contract with an estimated value of between £600,000 and £1m.
The tender document says: “The authority is seeking to appoint a lead planning consultant (LPC) to lead, project manager, guide, provide advice, and to deliver the local planning authority and marine management organisation consents for Cruise Hull Yorkshire.
“The LPC will deliver the required studies, including planning and environmental reports . . . .
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