Laxey WheelCallister says repairs important for tourist offering

Laxey Wheel is unlikely to turn this year.

That’s the view of Manx National Heritage trustee and Onchan MHK Rob Callister.

The Lady Isabella needs extensive repairs before being able to operate again and funding to fix the structure is not agreed.

Mr Callister says the money required is nearly half-a-million-pounds:

Garff MHK Martyn Perkins is concerned one of the Island’s iconic assets has been allowed to get in a state of disrepair.

He blames a lack of ongoing maintenance:

Source: Manx Radio