The red brick wall, and gates which can be slotted in when needed, will protect the St Bede's and River Park areas.
IOW Festival: No Repeat Of Mud Chaos Promise
Isle of Wight Festival organisers say they've spent a quarter of a million pounds ensuring there's no repeat of last year's muddy chaos.
Seaclose Park in Newport was hit by a huge storm as music fans arrived at the event.
Cars got stuck in the car parks, others spent the night queuing in their vehicles and some were even stranded on ferries in the Solent overnight.
The car parks have been doubled in size, there are more entrances and exits, and ferry traffic has been segregated.
The Stone Roses, the Killers and Bon Jovi headline the festival next month.
Red Jet 7 will be built at East Cowes, securing 85 jobs there - and will join the fleet next summer.
Five men have been questioned after shots were heard in Wimborne Road.
24-Year-Old Nikki Henderson Become The Youngest Ever Skipper Of A Clipper Round The World Yacht
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