Premier’s Pink Bay street entry announcement refuted

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Davenport Development on Tuesday refuted claims made by Red Bay candidate, Premier Alden McLaughlin, who earlier in the week announced an agreement for a local access road stretching from Selkirk Drive to the Grand Harbour area.

Davenport Development issued the rebuttal to its Arvia clients – a development Davenport is building at Grand Harbour that the developers say would now face the prospect of having a busy road nearby – saying the company had been “taken by complete surprise of the false words from the candidate for Red Bay, Mr. Alden McLaughlin”.

The statement, signed by developers Paul Pearson and Ken Thompson, explained: “Davenport has not made any recent agreements with the Government regarding the creation of local access at Grand Harbour.”

The statement also says Davenport had been in discussions with government prior to 2020 regarding the access road, the concept of which is aimed at alleviating traffic congestion on Shamrock Road and nearby…