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Queen's Pier will be restored

Work to get underway on landmark next month

The iconic Queen's Pier in Ramsey is set to be restored.

A community trust founded to save the landmark has announced it's been awarded a three-year lease by the Manx government.

Volunteers from the Queen's Pier Restoration Trust, with skills in engineering, architecture and project management, will begin work on the first section of the structure next month.

They estimate the full project will cost around £1.5m over several years.

Project manager Tom Durrant, who now has the keys to the pier, says the volunteers are eager to get started:

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