[an error occurred while processing this directive]
[an error occurred while processing this directive]
On-Air Now
Listen Live

No funding guarantee for future Douglas prom works

Wed, 02 Jul 2014

Tynwald will be asked to approve over £1 million for the next phase of development work on Douglas Promenade.

The Department of Infrastructure will ask for the money later this month to enable it to start work between the Bottleneck and Regent Street in September.

Work would include reconstructing the highways and footways - project manager Jim Davidson says progress would also be made on moving the horse tram tracks.

If approval is granted for the money the works are expected to take 30 weeks to complete - finishing in March next year.

However Jim says there is still no guarantee the whole promenade will be made over:


  • Jim Davidson


Subscribe to get Energy FM News direct to your mobile device

You can get Energy FM News delivered direct to your mobile device using one of the following methods.

  • In the Apple News App on iOS search for Energy FM IOM and then just add it to your favourites
  • In the Google News & Weather App just search for Energy FM and then add us as a customised section
  • If you use an RSS Reader then just add our feed to your app, click here for our news RSS feed