Road to the Isle of Man's new ferry terminal unveiled

28 Feb 2022

Triskellion Way

The Chief Minister of the Isle of Man, Alfred Cannan, unveiled the new road which connects the new £70m ferry terminal at Princes Half Tide Dock, with Jesse Hartley Way and Dock Rd. 

The road was named 'Triskelion Way' after the island's famous flag.

The Chief Minister was joined by Peel L&P's Executive Director for Development James Whittaker, Mayor of Liverpool Joanne Anderson and the island's Infrastructure Minister Tim Crookall.

The new Isle of Man Ferry terminal, based at Princes Dock, is set to open for passengers by Easter 2023.

Mayor of Liverpool Joanne Anderson, who lived in the Isle of Man in the 1990s, said: ‘I’m very pleased that Triskelion Way has now been officially named. This road is a new symbol of Liverpool’s special relationship with the people of the Isle of Man and it will help to connect families and friends for generations to come.

‘The new ferry terminal is a very welcome investment in the city’s north docks by the Isle of Man Government and I wish it every success when it opens next year.’

Chief Minister Alfred Cannan MHK said: ‘Providing a Manx connection to the name of the road leading to our new ferry terminal is an extremely thoughtful gesture and one which I’m sure will be appreciated by travellers for many years.

‘The Isle of Man, of course, holds a strong shared history with Liverpool and I’m sure this will only reinforce residents’ affection for a city which many regard as a real home-from-home.’

James Whittaker, Peel L&P’s Executive Director for Development, said: ‘Not only is this project vital to the Isle of Man and the City of Liverpool, but it also connects Princes Dock to the emerging Central Docks and plays a key role in the wider regeneration of Liverpool Waters.

‘This new road, Triskelion Way, joining with the recently adopted Jesse Hartley Way, are part of a range of critical infrastructure projects being delivered across Central Docks. With our partners we are investing in active travel infrastructure, public realm and new green space, paving the way for the delivery of an exciting new neighbourhood with thousands of new homes alongside leisure, community, commercial and retail space.’

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