Take pix for Abu Dhabi Corniche is about to transform

By Sheena Amos

Master Development Plan endorsed

ABU DHABI 15 November 2017: The Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities (DUPM), has endorsed the Master Development Plan of Abu Dhabi Corniche aimed at enhancing tourist attractions to make it a superb recreational facility befitting the profile of Abu Dhabi.

The department expects to complete Phase I of the project in March 2018. Phase I spans an area of 78 thousand square meters with a host of recreational, service and commercial facilities.

They include a water park with lots of activities and aqua sports, outdoor cinema, theatre, outdoor sports hall, open adventures and playgrounds, kiosks and restaurants, and retail outlets selling F&B, beach attire and swimming kits.

Upgrading the corniche will also offer visitors a unique opportunity to practice a variety of recreational and sports activities in a venue boasting world-class standards.

Artist vision of Abu Dhabi
Artist vision of Abu Dhabi

The department tasked Miral Asset Management to undertake the project as the main contractor as part of its vision aimed to boost cooperation between the public and private sectors.

The Abu Dhabi City Municipality confirms that the rest of the corniche areas will not be affected by the improvement project and will remain open to welcome visitors.