Mistra Village

06 Jun

Mistra development given outline permit

Times of Malta, 6th June 2008, by Fiona Galea Debono The outline development application for the redevelopment of Mistra Village was yesterday approved by the Malta Environment and Planning Authority board, giving rise to 868 residential units perched on the ridge in Xemxija. The units would be standing at a height of eight or 11 floors, depending on the road level. The project...

05 Jun

Mellieha residents concerned over Mepa approval of Xemxija Hill project

Malta Independent, 5th June 2008 Ta’ Masrija Action Group yesterday expressed concern at the decision by the Malta Environment and Planning Authority to grant an outline development permit which allows the use of the Floor Area Ratio (FAR) principle on a high ridge such as Xemxija Hill.The group said such a development will create traffic flow issues on an already congested...

04 Apr

Mistra area included in EU protected sites list

Times of Malta, 4 April 2008, by Ivan Camilleri The Mistra area, including the bay and the valley, has been included in the list of EU protected sites approved by the European Commission last week. This means the whole area will have to be protected by Mepa according to strict EU directives and any activities there must be sustainable and in harmony...

04 Apr

Ramblers object to Mistra Heights Development

www.di-ve.com 4 April 2008, by Chris Galea The Ramblers’ Association of Malta (RAM) has voiced its objections over the proposed high rise complex on Xemxija ridge on the site formerly occupied by the Mistra Village.   The application filed by the developer proposes to build around 1,000 new apartments in four massive blocks, ranging from 6 to 16 storeys and reaching...

02 Apr

Din l-Art Helwa requests MEPA Auditor to investigate Mistra Village Report

2nd April 2008 This morning Din l-Art Helwa requested the MEPA Auditor, Mr Joseph Falzon, to review the contents of the DPA Report drawn up by the MEPA Planning Directorate for planning application 05538/04. This application proposes the redevelopment of the site known as ‘Mistra Village’ in Xemxija, St Paul’s Bay. In particular, the Auditor...

02 Apr

Din l-Art Helwa asks Mepa auditor to investigate Mistra Village report

2nd April 2008 This morning Din l-Art Helwa requested the MEPA Auditor, Mr Joseph Falzon, to review the contents of the DPA Report drawn up by the MEPA Planning Directorate for planning application 05538/04.  This application proposes the redevelopment of the site known as ‘Mistra Village’ in Xemxija, St Paul’s Bay.  In particular, the Auditor...

03 Mar

Low-cost airlines justify 1,000 new Mistra apartments, developers say

Maltatoday, 23rd March 2008, by James Debono The Environment Planning Statement for the proposed 1,000 new apartments and a 13-storey tower at the former Mistra Village claims that the advent of low-cost airlines has made it easier for foreigners to buy property in Malta. The project comprises 1,000 residential units, 4,500m of retail outlets, and 2,202 car park spaces in the...