With the first roads, a park and commercial facilities set to open in 2018 at the waterfront area near the converted grain silo, the Port has just organised a consultation inviting the public to choose one of two options allowing access to the waterfront through a new park. Housing, offices, commercial spaces and a hotel will also be developed in this 96 hectare sector.
Last December, the call for tenders was launched for the first phase of Unit 1 of the vast redevelopment project in the old industrial and port sector of Zorrotzaurre. The zone to be converted is located on the right bank of the Deusto channel.
Officially inaugurated on 10 November 2017, the Santa Apolonia cruise terminal had already welcomed its first ship in September. Participants in the study trip to Lisbon organised by AIVP last autumn had the opportunity to tour the terminal. They also chatted to its designer, architect João Luís Carrilho da Graça, and the Managing Director of the cruise terminals at the Port of Lisbon, Ricardo Ferreira, who explained all of the benefits of the facility, which combines functionality, flexibility and urban integration.