Project Title: Malta Carnival Experience
Start / Finish Dates: October - December 2016
The Planning Authority (PA) recently approved the construction of the Malta Carnival Experience. This project, spearheaded by the Arts Council Malta, envisages the creation of a space in Marsa for the manufacture of carnival floats, costumes and masks, as well as being an attraction centre where visitors can appreciate the history of the carnival, view the floats being built, and interact with the float makers.
Planning permission was subject to several conditions, including the submission of an environmental permit. The permit, a registration-type General Binding Rule, will regulate the operations of the Carnival Experience, and is issued by the Environment and Resources Authority (ERA). En-Sure prepared the environmental permit application for the Malta Arts Council; this included details of site processes, site management, storage of raw materials, waste management, emissions to air, discharges of effluent, and surface water management. The application was submitted to ERA in December 2016 and validated in January 2017.
Francis Agius, Project Coordinator at the Arts Council Malta, said that En-Sure’s service was “very efficient and met all our expectations”.
The Malta Carnival Experience is expected to receive its first tenants in June 2019.