Friday, January 28, 2022

Tag: restoration

NSC secures future for deteriorating Birnbeck Pier

NSC secures future of Birnbeck Pier
Following years of evasion and litigation, CNM Estates has finally agreed to sell the crumbling Birnbeck Pier to North Somerset Council, allowing the RNLI to return to the Grade II landmark and, maybe, a restoration that will bring some amusement to the region.   North Somerset Council has confirmed Birnbeck Pier is to be restored and reopened, after private owner CNM...

Room for amusement? Hythe Pier receives Grade II listing

Hythe Pier receives Grade II listing
Hythe Pier has been granted Grade II status, boosting local hopes of securing funding to renovate the 140-year-old landmark.

Colwyn Bay’s Victoria Pier reopens

Colwyn Bay Victoria Pier reopens
The restoration of Colwyn Bay’s Victoria Pier has been completed in time for the resumption of domestic tourism the summer. The truncated pier held a soft opening in mid-July.

The Bolloms aim to make Mumbles Pier ornate again

Mumbles Pier restoration
With the responsibility of restoring Mumbles’ historic pier, Bert and Fred Bollom have announced that work will resume at the end of September, with phase two of the restoration adding an ornate touch to the much-loved Victorian structure.

New Claremont Pier owner vow to restoration and investment

Claremont Pier resoration to former glory
The new owners of Claremont Pier in Lowestoft, Suffolk, have said they intend to restore the 117-year-old attraction “to its former glory.”

Residents concerned over fate of Mumbles Pier mascots

Ameco Restoration Mumbles Pier mascots
The rumours arose after pictures were published online of the two figures in a state of disrepair at the end of the 835ft structure, however, owners Ameco..

Work begins on Victoria Pier reconstruction in Colwyn Bay

Colwyn Bay Victorian Pier reconstruction
Groundworks have begun on Colwyn Bay’s truncated Victoria Pier, with a construction team sandblasting the existing columns ahead of installation of..

Garth Pier in need of £600k for additional restoration

Garth Pier Bangor
Bangor City Council are stumped as to how they’ll raise an additional £600,000 to help complete restoration work on Garth Pier.

Cromer Pier’s £1m restoration gets underway

Cromer Pier, restoration, underway, project, seaside
The first stage of a major £1m project to protect Cromer’s famous pier is now underway. The initial £400,000 improvements will include strengthening both the pier’s structural base, expected to be completed by early April, and the roof of the theatre, which will be finished in time for the pier’s first show of the year on March 28. Hilary Cox,...

Fylde council bids for pier restoration funds

Fylde council, St. Annes, pier, restoration, funds
A bid has been brought to the UK Government’s Coastal Revival Fund for the restoration of the grade two-listed St Annes Pier in Fylde. The project, organised by St Annes Enterprise Partnership and the St Annes Pier Company, has got the backing of the local council and is designed to support long term maintenance of the historic structure and the...

Bolloms secure finance to complete Mumbles Pier restoration

Mumbles Pier
The owner of Mumbles Pier has secured £1.6m to refinance an existing bank loan and carry forward work to restore the much-loved attraction. The Bollom family had already carried out considerable work on the pier, with works in keeping with its original Victorian grandeur, including an upgraded beach hut café and a premium fish and chip restaurant, Copperfish, which opened...

Teignmouth Pier owners set out ten-year restoration plan

CS Teignmouth
The owners of Teignmouth Grand Pier have set out a ten-year plan to restore the south west amusement attraction to its former glory. As part of their action plan, they have also issued an appeal to residents and visitors to come out and use the Victorian pier and its arcade, warning that funds for the work necessary could not be...