Thursday, October 29, 2020

Tag: Llandudno Pier

Llandudno Pier faces “mass redundancies” due to travel limit

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Tir Prince Leisure Group owner Adam Williams has warned that the Welsh Government’s five mile travel restriction could pose a threat to both the staff and the future of Llandudno Pier.

Llandudno Pier: Leisure industry faces “fight for survival”

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As the Welsh attraction prepares for a compulsory closure order, Llandudno Pier manager Adam Williams fears that promised government support “won’t touch..

Llandudno Pier maintains growth momentum, but will town plans stall its economic boost?

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The news was unveiled a few weeks ago, but the achievement is still making its mark. For two years, Llandudno Pier has established itself as an integral part of the economic framework of Wales. How have operators Tir Prince done it? The operator of Llandudno Pier, Tir Prince, has been named among the fastest-growing companies in North Wales for the...

Repairs still wanting at Llandudno Pier

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Urgent repairs to Llandudno Pier are still unable to take place,says owner Adam Williams, as it continues to face major potential disruption from a nearby residential development. Structural damage to both the steel frame and wooden decking of the pier was sustained over eight months ago, with the necessary repairs estimated to cost £150,000. But these are funds that Williams is...

Good news for Llandudno Pier as pavilion plans blocked

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The Welsh government has intervened in the progress of a controversial development that some fear could end amusements on Llandudno Pier.   A last-minute intervention by the Welsh Government has blocked the go-ahead being given to plans to build apartments on the site of Llandudno’s former pier pavilion. Last week, just as Conwy Council planners were moving to give them the green...

Llandudno pavilion plans still angering locals as Williams leads the calls for change

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Developers have revealed their latest plans for a complex in Llandudno, much to the chagrin of many locals who feel the town would be better served with a project to attract tourism. Llandudno Pier owner, Adam Williams, believes the town must have more.   New proposals for an £18m apartment and restaurant complex on the site of Llandudno’s former pavilion are...

£1m restoration work begins on Llandudno pier

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While operators such as Llandudno’s Adam Williams wish they could always invest in the latest pusher, crane or redemption machine, a strong and long-term infrastructure must take priority for his pier.   Restoration work has begun on Llandudno Pier as part of a major £1m project to ensure its future as a leading attraction on Wales’ coast. This first phase will...

Amusements income provides the business foundations for Britain’s iconic Piers

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Any spell of hot weather and you can guarantee newspaper spreads showing packed beaches at any number of Britain's piers and seaside resorts. However, there’s no need to read the captions to know where the pictures were taken, thanks to the iconic attractions captured within them. Whether it’s Brighton’s Palace Pier, the Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare, Blackpool Tower or...

Llandudno Pier warns new pavilion could harm arcade income

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If given the green light, residents of a new apartment block could seek a reduction in the opening hours of one of Llandudno Pier’s vital FECs.   Llandudno Pier owner Adam Williams has warned that the proposed Pier Pavilion development could harm trade at one of its two amusement arcades. In a letter calling on planning officials at Conwy County Borough Council...

Decision on Llandudno Pier Pavilion plans likely to be postponed

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A decision on a £15m accommodation complex at the Llandudno Pier Pavilion site is likely to be deferred until after the local elections in May.   Planning officers at Conwy council are set to decide on whether to recommend the plans, but many believe the earliest a decision will be reached is now June. The plans have been splitting opinions in the...

Pier bosses count the cost of new £1 coin

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While many marvelled at the novelty of a new £1 coin last week, pier bosses have been reminding the public of the burden it has placed on the seaside sector.   Bosses at piers around the British coastline have been telling regional media of the huge costs they have incurred to prepare their amusement operations for the new £1 coin. Adam Williams,...

Council deliver setback to Llandudno Pier Pavilion scheme

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Development proceedings for a £15m project on the Llandudno Pier Pavillion site have been hindered as the local council reject plans.   Plans to develop the Pier Pavilion site in Llandudno with a £15m hospitality complex have suffered a setback after being rejected by the town council. Developer Alan Waldron wishes to restore the site, which has lain empty for more than...

Winter tourist season could be on the horizon for North Wales

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Following a bumper year for North Wales tourism industry, one council in the region is considering creating a winter tourist season to boost employment. Conwy Council is holding talks about developing a winter tourist season to boost full-time job opportunities in the county. Currently, about 41 percent of jobs in the area are part-time, with some residents finding it difficult to...

Llandudno Pier takes leading role in north Wales winter tourism drive

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Llandudno Pier is playing a leading role in efforts to boost full-time job opportunities and develop a winter tourist season in Conwy County. The county incorporates a number of traditional seaside resorts on the north Wales coast, including Abergele, Colwyn Bay, Llandudno and Towyn. According to Conwy County Borough Council, around 41 percent of jobs in the area are part-time due...

Deloitte report confirms leisure sectors alive and well post-Brexit

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Business analytics group Deloitte gives a shining endorsement of the UK’s leisure sector post-Brexit, an assessment borne out in the cashboxes of British amusement firms. Spending in the UK leisure sector increased in the third quarter of 2016, according to an industry-wide report from Deloitte, brushing off fears that Brexit would dampen consumer confidence. During the three months to September, leisure...

Llandudno Pier owner “flabbergasted” at 
Pavilion plans

With the first images of the planned Llandudno Pier Pavilion made public, Pier owner Adam Williams has expressed his concerns about the site’s modern look. Llandudno Pier owner Adam Williams has said he is “flabbergasted” following the release of the first images of the planned Llandudno Pier Pavilion development. His comments come in a warning that if the modern approach...