Saturday, January 29, 2022


Birnbeck Pier refurbishment will not be taxpayer-funded

Birnbeck Pier refurbishment
North Somerset Council has assured residents that the estimated £16m required to repair Birnbeck Pier will not be the responsibility of taxpayers.

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...

Birnbeck Pier restoration in Weston funding bid

Birnbeck Pier
Funding for the restoration of Birnbeck Pier has been included as part of North Somerset Council’s bid for £15m of the government’s £4.8bn Levelling Up Fund.

CNM finds a new owner for Birnbeck Pier…itself

Birnbeck Pier new owner
Pursuant to a High Court decision which decreed that CNM Estates must find a new owner for Birnbeck Pier, the development company has indeed sold the property - to a new iteration of itself.

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.

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.

Clacton Pier to offer free weekends for military and emergency services

Coinslot - Clacton pier armed services
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...