This will be an area I’ll be photographing over the next few years as this land gets built up.
This view will change quickly, a massive housing development will cover a former gravel pit site.
The very first houses in the Royal Bay development are going up in front of Royal Bay Secondary school. The school opened in 2015 and was the first building to go up on the 400 acre Vancouver Island site. The former gravel pit will eventually be filled with 2,800 homes as well as a variety of businesses and will house an estimated 7,800 people.