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Skate park plans for Douglas

Approval sought for Douglas Head facility

The Isle of Man could get a new indoor skateboard facility next year – if planners give the project the green light.

Douglas-based company Ramp It Up has applied for permission to create the skate park in a unit on an industrial estate on Douglas Head road in the capital.

Founder Alan Jones says he’s hopeful it could open as early as next February, subject to planning approval.

He says he believes it’s something the Island’s needed for some time:

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