DEVIL’S CHIMNEY COULD BE CLOSED FOR UP TO 6 MORE MONTHS

Devils-chimneyThe Isle of Wight Council has given notice that the picturesque rock cleft between Bonchurch and Luccombe could remain closed until November as works are undertaken to make it safe again.

The popular landmark, officially known as Public Footpath V65C, was 1st closed back in March because land movement had shifted a set of steps out of position making it unsafe for pedestrians. Now, the Council has advised that the works to repair the steep steps may take up to 6 months.

The alternative route will be Leeson Road, Bonchurch Shute and Public Footpaths V66, V65d, V65a and V65.

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Bobby
Bobby
11 months ago

That’ll be another permanent closure then.

ZOE MORGAN
ZOE MORGAN
11 months ago

Why 6 months?? Do they just pluck a number out of thin air?

 

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