A reconstruction of how the 'nuria' will look in its new location. / SUR

More details of plan for a ferris wheel in San Pedro are unveiled

It is hoped the 50-metre-high attraction will bring in more visitors and increase the use of San Pedro boulevard

JOAQUINA DUEÑAS MARBELLA.

The preliminary project plan for the construction and installation of a ferris wheel in San Pedro is avalable for public consulation for one month.

The ferris wheel, with between 24 and 30 air-conditioned cabins, each one capable of carrying up to eight people, will be constructed on San Pedro boulevard. The 1,000-square-metre plot will include lakes, shaded pergolas and green areas and is "an initiative of tourist and social interest that will increase the level of occupancy and use of the boulevard," commented the spokesperson for Marbella council. The project will be put out to tender at the end of this year or the beginning of next.