Nation e-Edition

Makeover for lighthouses

Makeover for lighthouses Harrison’s Point lighthouse. (Picture by Heather-Lynn Evanson.)

By Heather-Lynn Evanson | Sun, November 11, 2012 - 12:06 AM

A move is afoot to turn three of the island’s historic lighthouses into money-making ventures.

A Request For Expressions Of Interest – Lighthouses has gone out to “prospective investors” as the Barbados Port Inc. seeks to refurbish and rejuvenate the island’s coastal sentinels.

And the projections are that it will take at least $1.2 million each to refurbish Harrison’s Point and Ragged Point.

The Barbados Port Inc., which has responsibility for the lighthouses, has invited investors to enter “into a business arrangement” with it “to develop the lands surrounding the lighthouses situated at Ragged Point, St Philip; South Point, Christ Church; and Harrison’s Point, St Lucy”.

Please read the full story in today’s SUNDAY SUN, or in the eNATION edition.

  • Editor's Choice

Share your thoughts

Please sign in or register to post your comments.

Latest Videos

Quick Poll

Do you agree with the action taken by contractor Al Barrack who locked out workers from the Warrens Office Complex because he had not received millions owed in rent?

View Past Polls

Stay Connected to Your World

Join Your Friends & Our Community

Your Friends' Activity

Daily Cartoons

  • August 21, 2014 - 2014 08 21
  • Wednesday August 20 2014 toon - 2014 08 20
  • Tuesday, August 19 2014 toon - 2014 08 19