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 Post subject: Colombo Megapolis - plans and projects
 Post Posted: Sun Dec 24, 2006 9:25 pm 
Colombo Megapolis - plans and projects

Vision

Western Region - An oasis of aspirations, heritage, recreation and gracious living

Colombo Core Area - South Asia's best tropical destination for nostalgic experiences, international businesses and modern lifestyle.

CBD - The financial and business hub of Sri Lanka


The Master Plan Concept
The Overall Masterplan will develop and nurture its communities to function as a sanctuary for inspirations, recreation and growth to mature into a gracious new living paradigm for Sri Lanka


Objectives

- To realise the 2 stage plan of year 2010 (6.5 M) and year 2030 (8.5M)
- To become South Asia’s transhipment & logistic center
- To be the tourist destination for eco-tourism
- To strengthen the manufacturing sector
- For Colombo to be a regional finance & business hub
- To provide affordable homes catering to new lifestyles


Decentralising Plans with the following Hubs

- Colombo Core - Financial, Business, Transportation and Administrative Hub

- Outer Necklace Industrial Corridor - Consist of 5 Regional Centers as growth catalyst for new towns

- Inner Necklace Technology Corridor - Consist of 4 Sub-regional Centers as satelite towns on the fringe of the city

- Transport & Logistic Spine Business Corridor - Main Link between city fringe, Seaport and Airport

- Green Finger Concept - Open space and environmental areas are planned into the Green Connector System to provide relief from the built environment


- Five Regional Centres (Negombo, Attanagalla, Avissawella, Horana Kalutara)
- Four Sub Regional Centres (Moratuwa, Kaduwela, Sapugaskanda, Ja-Ela)
- Inner Ring Townships
- Outer Ring Townships
- Colombo Core
- Colombo CBD



Masterplan

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The Planning Principles
THE STRUCTURE - Decentralized planning
- Colombo Core - Financial, Business, Transportation and Administrative Hub

- Outer Necklace Industrial Corridor - Consist of 5 Regional Centers as growth catalyst for new towns

- Inner Necklace Technology Corridor - Consist of 4 Sub-regional Centers as satelite towns on the fringe of the city

- Transport & Logistic Spine Business Corridor - Main Link between city fringe, Seaport and Airport

- Green Finger Concept - Open space and environmental areas are planned into the Green Connector System to provide relief from the built environment


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