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

Parking in Douglas won't always be free

Sat, 13 Sep 2014

Minister Phil Gawne
Minister Phil Gawne

Government can't supply free parking in Douglas forever.

That's the message from the Department of Infrastructure, which will soon charge motorists to park during prom redevelopment works.

It's opening up the seaward walkway, but unlike on previous occasions, people will have to pay as opposed to displaying their disc.

Government says through taxes people are already subsiding parking in the capital to the tune of £200,000.

Minister Phil Gawne admits there needs to be a wider debate: 


  • Minister Phil Gawne


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