Welsh Government gives Mumbles Pier redevelopment the green light
Plans to redevelop the Mumbles Pier headland and foreshore will not be called in by the Welsh Government. Ministers intervened before Swansea Council’s planning committee met to determine the £35m scheme last month.
New designs for Shotley Pier to go before planners
The main areas of compromise have been to reduce the height and width of the buildings, reduce the length of the visitor centre displaying the history of the landmark by reducing the number of tables and chairs, and removing office space.
Saltburn cliff lift as popular as ever after refurbishment
A visit to the coastal town of Saltburn-by-the-Sea is not complete without a delightfully quirky trip on its cliff tramway. The oldest water balanced funicular still running in the whole of Britain, the ride takes passengers between the North Yorkshire clifftop town and its pleasure pier at sea level, 120ft below.