Bill Maynard, chairman of Merseyside Building and Preservation Trust (MBPT
) - who own the building and land - inside the derelict Welsh Presbyterian Chapel, in Toxteth Picture: COLIN LANE
Presently, the MbPT
is handling cruise vessel operations at Ballard Pier extension berth which has a terminal building for this purpose.
No casualty has been reported so far, Fire Brigade officials said The MbPT
area is one of the most hazardous zones of Mumbai with several million litres of petroleum products stored in silos of the HPCL and BPCL on the MbPT
Chair of the MBPT
, Bill Maynard, said: "There has been a bright idea to have an innovation and enterprise hub there, and the building's location is an important gateway to the city's fastdeveloping Knowledge Quarter.
has appointed Central Institute of Coastal Engineering for Fishery, Bengaluru, as the project management consultant for preparing the detailed technical report.
"The fact that the port is turning into mere relic has not dawned on the officials of MbPT
and Ministry of Shipping.
A city council spokesperson said: "We have been working closely with the MBPT
to prepare the brief to go out to market for expressions of interest.
The injured were rushed to hospital by the MbPT
's fire bridgade personnel.
The council sold the site to MBPT
for PS1 around 18 months ago.
has applied to the Heritage Lottery Fund for up to PS4m to fund the development, while Baltic Creative is working on an application for PS2m from the European Regional Development Fund Bill Maynard, former Liverpool director of developer Urban Splash and now chair of MBPT
and a Baltic Creative director, said the trust has been trying to save the church site for 20 years.
The Materials Manager, Mbpt
, Bhandar Bhavan, Mujawar Pakhadi Road, Mazgaon,Mumbai - 400010.
Location: Materials manager, mbpt
, bhandar bhavan, mazagaon,