This part of the Castle Gateway Masterplan covers a new Riverside Walkway north of Castle Mills bridge, created by opening up the rear of the Castle Museum to 24/7 public access.
Artist's impression of Riverside Walk
Part of the Masterplan showing Riverside Walk
- - proposed developments
- - proposed Ministry of Justice scheme
- - proposed developments (consented)
- - existing developments
- - public realm
- - enhanced public realm
- - proposed improvements to Tower Gardens
Proposals for a Riverside Walk
As part of the Riverside Walkway a new park area would link to a pedestrian cycle bridge over the River Foss; the semi-circular design would provide a route around the narrow section at the rear corner of the museum, and link through to Piccadilly.
The bridge would land on the council-owned Castle Mills site, meaning delivering this part of the proposals is in our control, and that of York Museums Trust. The rest of the Castle Mills site would be turned in to a new apartment building, with commercial uses at ground floor level, as part of the vision to turn Piccadilly into a vibrant city-living neighbourhood.