Hangzhou, September 9 (Zhongxin Net) -- On September 18, the reporter learned from Hangzhou Business Travel Canal Group that as one of the landmark projects of the Hangzhou section of the Grand Canal National Cultural Park, the Grand Canal Waterfront Public Space Project Group in the core area of Hangzhou Dacheng North has been successfully completed.

Aerial view of the Xie Village section of the Grand Canal waterfront public space. Photo courtesy of Hangzhou Business Travel Canal Group

It is reported that the Grand Canal Waterfront Public Space Project is located in the core area of Hangzhou Dachengbei, and the waterfront public spaces along the line are mainly composed of Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, Power Plant River, Hangzhou Iron and Steel River, Xuan-Hangzhou Railway Protective Green Belt, tributary water system and newly excavated river. The total length of the project is about 23 kilometers, the total area of landscape greening is about 70,15 square meters, the width of the green belt is about 170-40 meters, and the width of the river channel is about 120-<> meters.

The project will make full use of the advantages of waterfront space and green space, plan to build promenades, running paths, and bicycle lanes to achieve three-lane penetration, and set up a number of fitness and sports plazas to improve the sports service facilities in the north area of the city and fully meet the leisure and sports needs of surrounding residents.

The reporter learned that the completed projects mainly include the landscape belt on the east bank of the Grand Canal (Shixiang Road - Power Plant River), the landscape belt of Hanggang River (east and west sections) and the landscape belt of Power Plant River (east and west sections), with a total landscape green area of about 35,12 square meters, about <> kilometers of new and through the greenway, and the whole line of the canal greenway from Shixiang Road to the power plant river has been realized.

It is worth mentioning that on the basis of preserving the industrial heritage, the project stimulates the new vitality of the region and promotes its rebirth.

For example, Xiecun Pier. It is reported that Xiecun Wharf was once the largest muck and slurry treatment wharf in Hangzhou, which played an important role in guaranteeing the construction and development of Hangzhou, but it also brought certain problems such as noise and dust.

Aerial view of the renovated Xie Village pier. Photo courtesy of Hangzhou Business Travel Canal Group

Today, the renovated Xiecun Wharf can be described as new. The main entrance square of the park retains industrial objects such as gantry cranes and cranes, and is activated into iconic landscape structures, and yellow and red "giant objects" are placed in prominent positions in the square, becoming a beautiful industrial memory landscape; The original mud pond and sedimentation tank have been transformed into sunken squares, forming an activity space with special industrial interest; The fresh and natural flowers and small pieces can be seen everywhere by the river, and the lush flowers and plants accompanied by the endless canal water make people feel refreshed.

Another example is the banks of the Kangxian Road-Wujiajiao Port section of the Hanggang River. It also fully integrates the industrial imprint, setting up leisure corridors, creative construction boxes and leisure stations, etc., and the tree-lined promenade shuttles between them, which can meet the needs of citizens and tourists for rest, sightseeing, sports and water and land transportation transfer, while transforming the 80-meter-wide river water, which can hold professional events such as rowing and kayaking, training and other water sports...

Hanggang River Kangxian Road-Wujiajiao Port Section Scenic Balcony. Photo courtesy of Hangzhou Business Travel Canal Group

The relevant person in charge of Hangzhou Business Travel Canal Group said that the successful completion of the Grand Canal waterfront public space project group not only effectively practices the concept of "people's city built by the people, people's city for the people", but also greatly improves the supporting construction of waterfront space in the north area of the city, and on the basis of protecting, inheriting and utilizing the industrial culture of the Grand Canal, the original "industrial rust belt" has been transformed into a "life show belt" that the people like to see. (End)