Slipway: drop in consultation on Saturday
AN UPDATE on the Staffin Slipway Development will be provided this weekend as the feasibility stage nears completion.
The Staffin Community Trust is hosting a drop-in community consultation on Saturday (21.3) to provide the latest information on the transformational project.
Marine engineering firm Wallace Stone, environmental consultant Duncan Bryden and economist Steve Westbrook have been investigating the project’s potential and reviewing the construction options in the last year. Aspect Land and Hydrographic Surveys Ltd has also carried out a seismic report at the location.
The Staffin Slipway.

The Staffin Slipway.

Wallace Stone was tasked with identifying options to provide shelter, increased berthing space and more room in which to manoeuvre vessels and where the proposed seafood processing facility could be constructed.
Staffin Trust directors will be on hand to discuss the development’s progress and the studies’ findings.
Skye Sea Harvest Ltd, the company behind the processing facility, will also be in attendance.
The consultation will start at 11am and run to 2pm in the Kilmartin Restaurant at Staffin Hall.
Everybody is welcome.