Troon station’s redevelopment has taken an important step ahead because of an match which unveiled numerous new ideas.
The designs provide 3 chances for the redevelopment of platform one’s station construction, following a fireplace which destroyed it in July 2021.
Possibility one is a reinstatement of the outdated construction on a like-for-like foundation the use of trendy fabrics. The second one is a reinstatement of the outdated construction however with some adjustments e.g. measurement of establishing, get admission to/egress preparations. The 3rd is a contemporary interpretation of the outdated construction. Inside of each and every of those choices the inner structure will probably be trendy, with fit-for-purpose area for purchasers and personnel.
On the group drop-in, the local community of Troon got a first-look on the other ideas. It was once smartly attended and sparked plenty of sure dialogue and comments in regards to the other ideas. The development additionally presented the locals the risk to invite the mission staff any questions that they had at the designs, development and timeline.
Following the chance for the group to remark, the comments will probably be reviewed to tell the detailed design of a unmarried choice that will probably be taken ahead. This proposal will probably be shared with the group once more forward of being submitted for making plans approval and indexed structures consent had to perform the paintings. It’s anticipated this will probably be in November.
The mission is operating in opposition to finishing development of the station construction in time for The Open golfing match being held in Troon in July 2024.
Jo Noble, Community Rail’s sponsor for the redevelopment mission mentioned: “The extent of hobby within the redevelopment of the station was once exceptional. We’re thankful that he other people of Troon took the time to come back and notice what we’re proposing and to proportion their perspectives with us.
“We’re willing to get comments, no longer best at the aesthetics of the designs but additionally on how other people wish to see the inner area utilised to fulfill the wishes of the station customers and the broader group.
“We had some nice feedback, questions and recommendations and we sit up for receiving extra comments on our proposals within the coming weeks.”
For any person who was once not able to make it alongside to the development however would nonetheless like to check the ideas, they may be able to in finding the entirety they want to know on Scotland’s Railway web site www.scotlandsrailway.com/initiatives through looking Troon Station. They may be able to additionally post feedback by means of the internet touch web page.
Other people can be offering their perspectives through emailing [email protected] kingdom
Or write to us at Troon Station Redevelopment, Community Rail, 151 St Vincent Boulevard, Glasgow G2 5NW