Portree Harbour

17.06.22  Levelling Up Fund Bid Update 

The Highland Council are currently preparing to submit a £50 million bid to the UK's Levelling Up Fund to secure transformational investment in Portree Harbour. The deadline for submission of the bid is fast approaching on the 1st of July 2022 and a further opportunity to comment on plans will be provided by Portree and Braes Community Trust on Friday the 17th of June. Information will be located next to the Lifeboat Station at Portree pier head from 2pm – 5pm and there will be an opportunity to ask questions and raise any concerns about the proposals.

The harbour group invites anyone with an interest in Portree’s seafaring future to come and see what is planned and lend support to this vital project.

If you cannot attend the event and would like to comment on the plan, please contact info@portreeandbraes.org by Monday the 27th of June 2022 and your comments will be recorded.

 

The masterplan is available to view by clicking on the link. The photomontage can be seen below:

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Portree and Braes Trust are inviting letters of support from everyone including residents, business owners, users and other stakeholders as this will significantly increase the bids’ chance of success. If you would like to add your support to this project, we would urge you to submit a letter, inserting a letter-head where possible, by Monday the 27th of June 2022. Ideally letters are to be emailed to info@portreeandbraes.org and addressed to Fiona Thomson, Development Officer, Portree and Braes Community Trust. Alternatively, please deliver letters to Portree and Braes Community Trust, Office 5, Jans, 6 Broom Place, Portree, IV51 9HL or hand them to a member of the trust harbour group or board of directors.

The trust acknowledge that many individuals will have submitted letters of support previously however we would be very grateful if letters could be revised to reflect the 2022 proposals and resubmitted.   

Click here to download a suggested template for a letter of support. If you need any help preparing a letter of support we would be happy to help. Please contact Fiona Thomson, Development Officer on 07570652953 or fiona@portreeandbraes.org