Ryde Gateway

Ryde interchange consultation

The consultation runs for six weeks from 22 June to 3 August 2021.


Flagship regeneration of the main gateway to the Island. Development for retail, commercial and tourism. A series of land parcels strategically located between the landing point of ferries and hovercraft from Portsmouth, Ryde Town Centre and stunning Ryde beach. There is significant potential to enhance the major transport interchange in this area.


Owner: Isle of Wight Council

Site size: 92,500 sqm. approx.

Planning Status: Pre-planning

Site description:

The council is progressing plans to create a well-designed, integrated interchange and tourist information facilities, including an attractive retail offer, ticketing and passenger facilities and improved links to the esplanade and town centre through improved wayfinding and public realm.

This project will act as a powerful catalyst for the development of the esplanade and the surrounding areas.

Esplanade area has a big potential to create high-quality public realm and attractive retail/commercial, community and tourism amenities, taking advantage of the picturesque setting of the shoreline.

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