Unless we stop the developer, the area below will be hemmed in by high-rise buildings (up to seven storeys) and massive breakwaters made from dolosse, with the Piesang River mouth gone and Central Beach unusable to holiday-makers.
A massive development is being planned in and around the Piesang River estuary and Central Beach, the heart of Plettenberg Bay and its most popular tourist spot. It will change the look of Plett forever. The desalination plant recently built in the estuary will have to be moved at an estimated cost of R50 million. Guess who is paying for this?
Details of the building style are vague, so we have to make a choice for or against this development with no idea whatsoever of what it will look like.
However, we are told that it will cover 87 000 m² and also have 2 148 parking bays (644 basement and 1 504 open bays). To put this into perspe...
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