Plans announced for Newcastle observation wheel

The Whey Aye will be 140m high, making it Europe's tallest observation wheel

Designed by Connect-i, the wheel will be five metres taller than the London Eye

Proposals have been unveiled for the tallest observation wheel in Europe on the banks of the River Tyne in Newcastle.

The 140m-high wheel, dubbed the ‘Whey Aye’ and designed by Bangkok-headquartered architect Connect-i, would be five metres taller than the London Eye.

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