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All the fun of the fair

The Greenwich Dome is now half-covered, but for most Londoners its location means it is still an obscure structure. In contrast, once erection starts this summer, the David Marks/Julia Barfield Millennium Wheel will have everyone agog as it rises on the South Bank. From January 2000, if the tight deadline is met, Ferris fans will slowly rotate up to a height of 135m to get their bird's eye views of London.

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