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Minister reveals high cost of Douglas prom sea defences

Tue, 25 Nov 2014


Sea defences proposed for Douglas Promenade could cost up to £3 million.

Minister for Infrastructure Phil Gawne says it'll be worth the money over time - due to the price tag that comes with clearing up the road following high-tides.

It comes with relocating the horse trams to the seaward walkway - which will add around £4 million to the final sum.

Other potential benefits like on street parking provision are also being considered.

Mr Gawne says it won't come cheap: 

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