Tag: Billy Ball

Clacton Pier: No intention of dropping the ball

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“We cannot rest on our laurels,” an enthusiastic Billy Ball told the town of Clacton as he issued an update on the pier’s most significant new ride which

Clacton Pier starts second phase of development

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The second phase of Clacton Pier’s £4m redevelopment has started and is set to be completed before next summer’s season. Work will now be focused on the site’s central concourse which, once completed, will provide a large all-weather area at the front of the attraction. Scheduled for completion in March of next year the development will provide a crucial sheltered link...

A new dawn for Clacton Pier

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Clacton Pier will unveil its new £4m development this weekend, ushering in a new era for the attraction as it looks to establish itself as a year-round leisure destination. To mark the occasion the pier will be holding a celebration on Saturday 21 July that will include live entertainment throughout the day and a host of activities for children. Clacton Pier...

Clacton Pier to become “all-year-round” attraction

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Refurbishment work is underway on Clacton Pier, with plans to reinvigorate amusements on the 146-year-old landmark as a year round attraction.   Work has begun on a £1m redevelopment plan for Clacton Pier in a bid to make it an “all-year-round” attraction. The refurbishment work is concentrating on areas which have gone untouched for 90 years, and follows £12,000 spent on...

New entertainment venue continues Clacton Pier’s revival

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The Ball family has made another major investment in Clacton Pier as the project to make it one of Essex’s most popular seaside attractions goes from strength to strength.   Billy and Elliot Ball’s investment in Clacton Pier has continued apace with the reopening of the attraction’s first building as an allnew entertainment venue. The brothers’ Clacton Pier Company has revived the...

Clacton Pier to offer free weekends for military and emergency services

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Clacton Pier will welcome members of the armed forces and emergency services and their families over two free weekend events during the summer.   On the weekend of 17 June the pier will host the emergency services, providing up to four free wristbands for each family to enjoy its attractions and rides at no charge. The offer is extended to all ‘blue...