Onchan District Commissioners are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement to demolish and rebuild Groudle Glen Waterwheel in partnership with a third party in the Community who are experts in their field.
Martin Macfarlane, Chairman for Onchan District Commissioners commented “The Board of Commissioners have regularly evaluated the options for the Groudle Glen Waterwheel while remaining mindful that any expenditure must be in the best interest of the ratepayers of Onchan.”
“The agreement will see the wheel being restored to its former glory with the intention to rebuild the wheel house like for like. This project will be challenging given the logistics involved however through this partnership we have access to highly skilled professionals who wish to make a difference to our community.” said Mr Macfarlane.
It is anticipated activity in the glen will start soon with the waterwheel being carefully removed for its restoration program.