New Tropicana - do you like it?

THESE are the very latest images of how a dilapidated Weston tourist attraction could soon look - and the public will get a chance to say what they think

THESE are the very latest images of how a dilapidated Weston tourist attraction could soon look - and the public will get a chance to say what they think.The pictures show the initial proposals for the £30million combination of a water park pool with flume, hotel, cinema and bowling alley, which could take the place of the derelict seafront Tropicana site.The images of the proposed multi-storey building, named Lifestation@Tropicana, will be shown to members of the public during a series of consultations across the district. They have been organised by the company behind the designs, Henry Boot Developments.Representatives from the project team will be on hand to answers visitors' questions at the events next week and there will also be an opportunity for residents to have their views officially recorded.A company spokesman says the opinions collected will impact on the final designs, due to be submitted to North Somerset Council early next year.In September, North Somerset Council told Henry Boot Developments it could delay submitting its application for development until February. The public consultations will take place at Worle Community Centre in Lawrence Road on November 15 and The Campus in Locking Castle on November 16. They will conclude at the Winter Gardens in Weston the following day. The company has also set up a website to keep the public informed of progress at www.lifestationattropicana.info and there is also a helpline available for anyone with queries on 0800 1696507.Henry Boot Developments plans to open the new attraction in Spring 2010 if the proposals get the go-ahead.* TELL us what you think by logging on to www.thewestonmercury.co.uk and voting in our on-line poll or emailing newsdesk@thewestonmercury.co.uk


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