From roll tickets, thermal tickets, wristbands and any other printed media, Kadok Press has been synonymous with delivering cost effective solutions to Australia and New Zealand markets for over 25…read more
Sharjah Ruler approves 3.3 kilometre city beachfront development
The ruler of Sharjah, Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, has greenlit plans agreed plans for a 3.3 kilometre beachfront development incorporating new sports facilities, pedestrian areas, public services and landscaping.
The Sharjah Urban Planning Council’s (SUPC) has proposed the project – which will include dedicated cycling paths, exercise areas and places for family activities – as part of its wider strategic plan to use leisure and regeneration to attract more than 10 million tourists annually to the emirate by 2021.
In a statement the Council (SUPC) advised "the design of all elements of the project is innovative and bespoke especially for Sharjah.
“From the design of the seating areas to the design of the hardscape elements, the forward-looking design will transform the way you look at Sharjah.”
The first phase of the beach development, which will run alongside Al Muntazah Road, is expected to be delivered in the third quarter of 2018.
It is the second waterfront scheme announced by SUPC in 2017. In June, the Council launched the 27 kilometre-long Sharjah Waterfront Bicycling and Jogging Path, which is set to link Sharjah city with neighbouring emirate Dubai, via tourist destinations such as Al Majaz Waterfront park.
Other waterfront attractions currently underway include the Crystal Lagoon Water Theme Park – a AED20 billionn (US$5.4 billion) development being masterplanned by experience designers Jack Rouse Associates.
It will join the recently-completed Al Noor Island, a butterfly-themed landscape park built on the nearby Khalid Lagoon, which was designed by German architecture firm 3deluxe.
Since being named the Middle East’s first World Health Organization Healthy City in 2015, the Emirate has stated its intention to promote public health, wellbeing and community resources through development projects.
Images: Artist's impression of Shrajah's planned 3.3 kilometre beachfront development.
22nd May 2017 - NIGHT SWIMMING BEACH OPENS TO PUBLIC IN DUBAI
11th January 2017 - CRYSTAL LAGOONS TARGETS DEVELOPMENTS IN QATAR’S MULTI BILLION TOURISM INDUSTRY
29th September 2014 - SHARJAH MARKS WORLD TOURISM DAY WITH FOCUS ON CRUISE TOURISM
11th January 2014 - SHARJAH TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY LAUNCHES FIRST INTERACTIVE MAP
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
Vlocker Pty Ltd has been designing, manufacturing, installing and servicing locker systems worldwide since 1995. Vlocker specialises in providing locker solutions to suit client requirements in…read more
HG Sports Turf are market leaders in the design and construction of premium sports fields across Australia, New Zealand and Asia. The Sydney Olympics in 2000, 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne,…read more
Sports Padding At Rae-Line we manufacture high quality sports padding, gym mats, foam mats and protective padding, suitable for a range of different facilities. Our sports padding is…read more
Crystal Pools has a solid history of performance on a wide variety of government and commercial projects and is the name behind many of Australia’s most innovative and ambitious aquatic…read more
PathMinder Pty Ltd have partnered with AllUser Industries srl to bring Europe’s most advanced high security portals to the Australian and New Zealand markets. AllUser Industries started to…read more
Queenax is a leader in functional innovation with its Italian designed and manufactured Queenax functional frames and exercise equipment bring a wealth of different training options to any fitness…read more
Playrope Aqua-Fun, are the Australian & New Zealand exclusive distributors for Vortex Aquatic Structures International, the world leader in aquatic playgrounds and urban water landscapes.…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!