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Virtual reality experience offers a glimpse into the future of New Brighton and Seacom as public consultations begin

A new immersive virtual reality experience allows visitors to step into the future and see what New Brighton and Seacom will look like years from now.

Taking place over two days, Friday and Saturday 14th and 15th October, at the Floral Pavilion, visitors to the exhibition will be able to use the latest technology to get a glimpse of the city’s future potential and see what New Brighton has to offer. And you can feel how Seacom changes. next decade.

At these unique public consultation events, use virtual reality (VR) to participate in how the town develops with the help of customized 3D modeling and based on the ideas of local youth allow people to experience

The VR experience follows a series of events held with local schools to get young people’s ideas about the future of New Brighton and Seacom. These ideas are incorporated into 3D models and form part of the experience at the Floral Pavilion event.

Its purpose is to inspire ideas and suggestions to reimagine New Brighton and Seacom and maximize their potential. It’s part of a broader consultation about what people want to see in the next few years.

Through a reality pop-up created by Digital Urban, experts in 3D models and VR experiences, event visitors can take a virtual reality tour along the New Brighton Promenade in an open-top bus led by a live tour guide. You can also see what his Seacombe of the future might look like while navigating around the water with virtual reality pedals.

This is a chance to experience virtual reality for free while consulting about future changes in the region.

Executive Director Tony Jones, Chairman of the Economy, Recovery and Housing Commission, said:

“This is a unique and very exciting opportunity to see what our town looks like based on the ideas of the people who grew up in it, using the latest technology.

“People who come to these events have the opportunity to move around the area, immerse themselves in it and get a feel for what they would be like. I would like to take this opportunity to give everyone a glimpse into the possibilities of the future and tell me what you think, what you like and what you want to see.”

New Brighton and Seacomb will join forces along the ‘Left Bank’ of the Mersey with a particular focus on creating sustainable waterfront urban garden communities in parts of Birkenhead and Seacomb, underpinned by Birkenhead 2040. It forms part of a broader transformational regeneration programme. Framework and local planning.

New Brighton and Seecombe identified as priority areas for regeneration in the draft Local Plan due to their potential as quality visitor destinations and the opportunity to create sustainable areas for existing and new residents It has been. The proposed local plan will help provide much-needed new housing for the borough while preserving valuable designated green space.

BDP, supported by AspinallVerdi and Curtins, will work with local stakeholders to create New Brighton’s Neighborhood Framework to drive and guide New Brighton’s sustainable economic growth and renewal over the next 15 years. was asked to provide an ambitious vision of

For Seacombe, the council has appointed HLP Architects to work with the Magenta Living Housing Association to develop a clear framework to improve the living conditions, health and employment prospects of residents in the area.

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Interactive events are held at the Floral Pavilion in New Brighton.

  • Friday, October 14, 1:00pm to 7:30pm
  • Saturday, October 15, 1:00pm – 7:00pm

Due to limited numbers, we encourage you to make a reservation using the link below to guarantee a spot, but will also accommodate visitors where possible. Book your virtual reality experience slot with Eventbrite.

Find out more about New Brighton consultations here.

Click here for C-COM consultation.

The consultation survey will be available from Friday, October 14th through November 25th.