Change on the horizon for Penang’s seafront

Earmarked for a makeover: Mapping of the areas that will be undergoing development, starting next year.

GEORGE TOWN: Penang’s coastal landscape is set to further change once the RM1bil Eastern Seafront Development (ESD) project takes off early next year with the Promenade Walk above the sea easily being the top attraction.Penang Port Commission (PPC) chairman Jeffrey Chew said the Promenade Walk along the waterfront would start from the Swettenham Pier in Esplanade up to the abandoned Tanjung City Marina.

“The estimated cost is over RM1bil. The seamless promenade walkway is expected to start in the first quarter of next year with the entire project to be completed in 2024, ” he said in an exclusive interview with The Star.

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