Saturday, August 13, 2022

Tag: compulsory purchase order

New twist and turn in in Birnbeck Pier saga

Birnbeck Pier new twist
The owner of Birnbeck Pier has applied to the magistrates court to contest North Somerset Council’s Compulsory Purchase Order, aiming to reattribute an appeal lodged in 2020 to the pier’s new owner.

Change on the horizon for Birnbeck Pier

Birnbeck Pier North Somerset Council
North Somerset Council has advanced plans to purchase Birnbeck Pier, after the High Court ordered owner CNM Estates to find a buyer before 22 January, following a loan dispute.

Birnbeck owner back in hot water over alleged failed loan repayment

Birnbeck Pier CNM RNLI
Court proceedings filed by a former financial-backer of CNM Estates has given the company until January 22 to find a new owner for Birnbeck Pier - or risk forcing a low-ball sale to the RNLI.

CNM not yet done with Birnbeck

CNM Birnbeck
The saga is not yet over down at Birnbeck Pier in Weston-super-Mare, as the news comes that despite the local council’s launch of an ongoing Compulsory Purchase Order process, the owner has decided to move forward with their own plans to finally repair the dilapidated structure.

CPO issued at Birnbeck Pier but owners put up a fight

Birnbeck Pier Compulsory Purchase Order
The ongoing saga at Weston-super-Mare’s Birnbeck Pier reached a new stage of intensity last week, after North Somerset Council confirmed that they had served the pier’s owners with a Compulsory Purchase Order.

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..