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Chief says prom is a "disgrace" and needs rejuvenating

Mon, 11 May 2015


The Douglas Promenade is an "absolute disgrace" and needs rejuvenation.

That's the message from the Chief Minister regarding bold plans by the Department of Infrastructure - set to cost the taxpayer around £21 million.

The expense of moving horse tram tracks alone would fetch a £3.5 million price tag.

DoI proposals are on public display at the Sea Terminal.

If it gains approval in planning, works for the scheme will start in November - estimated to take between three and five years.

Allan Bell says the cost and inconvenience are necessary sacrifices:

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