Clacton Pier delighted with Coastal Revival Funding for Jolly Roger regeneration
The funding has been ring-fenced to survey the 126-year-old building’s structure, develop a condition report, provide concept drawings, structural designs and help to calculate budget costs for the revamp.
Second phase of Deal Pier regeneration set to begin
New lighting and a range of refurbishments are set to feature in the second phase of renovations for Deal Pier. The new £600,000 investment will include work to refurbish the clock and art sculpture above the pier entrance.
Worthing Pier’s Southern Pavilion for sale
The leasehold of Worthing Pier’s Southern Pavilion, listed by agents Hilton Smythe as Worthing Pier Events, has been marketed as a ‘highly unique and multi-faceted business’, valued at £299,950.
Saltburn Pier to light-up for 150th birthday celebrations?
Opened in May 1869, the Grade II* listed structure has been much altered over the years, and if listed building consent is secured, the latest modification will see it illuminated at night by 500 light bulbs strung beneath its timbers.
Restoration plans get underway as Hythe Pier donated to community group
Operator Blue Funnel has gifted the pier to Hythe Pier Heritage Association which plans to raise £3m to restore it.
A fascinating insight on how things could have looked entirely different at Saltburn Pier!
People on the clifftop walked out along a wooden gantry supported by slender, spidery legs until, 120ft in the air, they climbed into a circular cage, which could hold 20 people. Using waterpower, it plummeted them down to the prom.
What a winter warmer! Great Yarmouth seafront and piers recreated in knitted form!
An 89-year-old woman has recreated Great Yarmouth’s Golden Mile during its 1970s’ heyday in wool. Margaret Seaman has spent “every minute of every day” in the past year knitting and crocheting town landmarks including the Wellington Pier and Winter Gardens.
Leven Pier to have a whale of a time?
An ambitious bid to create an internationally-renowned tourist attraction on Scotland’s east coast is about to be launched in Fife. The £55 million plan involves the creation of the world’s biggest whale sculpture sited at the end of a 1,000ft-long pleasure pier at Leven’s seafront.
Clevedon Pier to open archives as part of 150th birthday celebrations!
A pier-branded beer, a new stage and awning and a bid for £25,000-worth of lighting will also mark the landmark anniversary. Clevedon Pier, in The Beach, will celebrate 150 years since it opened with a special weekend of entertainment on May 27 bank holiday. The celebration will also mark 30 years since its reopening in 1989 after a bad storm damaged the pier.
‘Time for new ideas’ at Worthing Pier Southern Pavilion
Phil Duckett, owner of the Pavilion which is currently for sale, said The Southern Pavilion would always mean a lot to him: “It’s a jewel in the crown of Worthing and something the town should be proud of,”