Artist impression of the Gurney Bay

Gurney Walk is to be known as Gurney Bay as announced by Penang Chief Minister YAB Chow Kon Yeow recently.

The name change from Gurney Wharf to Gurney Bay is needed as it is more suitable for the location and concept of the project.

“There were some complaints that the name Gurney Wharf was not suitable as the location has no wharf or pier.

“So, we did an online poll and based on the result, the majority of the respondents chose Gurney Bay as the new name for the project.

Priority 1 of the project is expected to be completed soon and open to the public in July this year,” said Chow.

Meanwhile, the whole project is expected to be completed in 2025.