KINGSTON, Jamaica – Friday 20 July 2018: Less than two months after opening registrations for the Government of Jamaica’s (GOJ) Houses of Parliament Design Competition, the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) is reporting that the application phase of the competition is now closed with a resounding response from over 200 architects in Jamaica and the diaspora.
The Urban Development Corporation wishes to advise that the Fort Calrence Beach Park, Hellshire, St. Catherine will be closed to the public on thursday, June 28, 2018 to facilitate participation in the Annual Lifeguard Examination.
We thank you for your understanding and apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Competition to be managed by the UDC and marks milestone achievement in its 50th year
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Thursday 17th May 2018: The Urban Development Corporation (UDC), on behalf of the Government of Jamaica (GoJ), today announced the official launch of the Houses of Parliament Design Competition. The launch was held at the National Heroes Park on Thursday 17th May 2018.
May 8, 2018
Architect Clifton Yap, C.D. F.J.I.A, R.A.
College of Fellows
Jamaican Institute of Architects
Dear Architect Yap,
I write in response to your letter addressed to the Prime Minister of Jamaica, dated Tuesday April 24, 2018 regarding the proposed plans for the National Heroes Park.
The Dunn’s River Falls and Park (DRFP) attraction located in Ocho Rios St. Ann will adjust its rates for customers come May 25, 2018. Pre-booked rates for groups of 1000 persons or more will remain in place until April 2019.
Customers can be assured of multiple recreational experiences on entry having the opportunity to explore the triple-garden haven of Central Gardens, equipped with waterslide and splash pad or lounge at the beach. A zip line service has also been recently added at an additional cost as part of the attraction’s ongoing product development.
ESTABLISHMENT OF PROGRAMME OFFICE
Government Campus Project
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) invites suitably qualied consultants to submit proposals for the establishment and operation of a Programme Management Office (PMO) for the Government Campus at National Heroes Park in Jamaica under a Public Private Partnership (PPP).