Sunday, September 27, 2020

Tag: Birnbeck Pier

Battle for Birnbeck as RNLI seek to advance plans

Birnbeck Pier RNLI
The tale of Birnbeck Pier is a long and meandering one with a new twist in the shape of Royal National Lifeboat Institute plans to return to the landmark.

CNM Estates fight back and submit Birnbeck plans despite council CPO

Birnbeck Pier CNM Estates refurbishment plans
The owners of Birnbeck Pier have outlined a first phase refurbishment of the dilapidated structure, after North Somerset Council voted to issue a Compulsory Purchase Order on the landmark

Birnbeck’s “Banksy” nicked and dismissed as hoax, but Boey lives on in Hastings

Birnbeck Banksy
The appearance of a potential (if doubtful) Banksy work near troubled Birnbeck Pier caught headlines momentarily…before it was stolen less than 24 hours later.

Quid pro quo: Council offers £1 for Birnbeck Pier

birnbeck pier compulsory purchase order
North Somerset Council has offered the owners of Birnbeck Pier the princely sum of £1 to purchase the site, or else face having it taken over forcibly as..

NSC set to agree Birnbeck Pier CPO in July

Birnbeck Pier CPO
North Somerset Council is to meet next month to agree on the issue of a Compulsory Purchase Order of Birnbeck Pier, after Historic England allocated a £127,000 grant in February to help support the authority’s bid.

Stand aside, Weston MP tells Birnbeck pier owners

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Weston-super-Mare has been without ‘Birnbeck Pier’ for nigh on quarter of a century. Laying derelict, it seems everyone wants it back, but no-one has managed to get one step forward. The local MP is now calling on a new management team to step in and help regenerate the resort.   John Penrose, MP for Weston-super- Mare, has urged the owners of...

Weston-super-Mare: A grand tale of two piers

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Weston-super-Mare’s Grand Pier has launched the trial of a new pricing deal as its neighbour to the north, Birnbeck Pier, sails towards a brighter future.   The Grand Pier’s allinclusive family deal, which includes unlimited ride wristbands and meals for two children and two adults for less than £60, is hoped to prove popular and pave the way for additional pricing...