The future of the Dundee’s old Custom House is still being explored following the introduction of a watersports park to the area.
Brett Davidge, previous general manager at the Apex City Quay Hotel, had put plans to reimagine the Dock Street building as a boutique hotel on hold in May 2017.
Mr Davidge, who left his post earlier this year, had shared concerns of what he called a “negative impact” on the area by the watersports park, run by East Lothian firm Foxlake.
Apex bought the A-listed building from the Dundee Port Authority in 2014 for an unspecified sum with a view to redeveloping it.
Now, a spokesman for Apex City Quay Hotel and Spa said “various options” were still being considered by the firm, now under the management of Ronnie McKay.
The spokesman said: “We are still exploring various options for Custom House – it represents significant capital investment, which will only be assessed once appropriate due diligence and market appraisal has taken place.
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“In the meantime Apex is continuing to work with local businesses, tourist attractions and Dundee Tourism Action Group to promote Dundee as a top visitor destination.”
Foxlake’s peak season, where it is open all week, has just come to an end, with the park opening six days a week until winter, when it reduces to two.
A review of its floating “adventure park” was deferred until next month by the licensing committee.