Friday, December 3, 2021

Tag: seaside town

Clacton Pier celebrates 147 years with £4m development opening

Clacton Pier
Clacton Pier has celebrated its 147th year with the opening of a new £4m development designed to establish the site as a year-round attraction. The historic Clacton Pier celebrated its 147th year on Saturday 21 July with a day of revelry, musical acts and free entertainment. As well as highlighting the memorable milestone the event marked the opening of the...

Boost in demand prompts Premier Inn seaside push

Whitbread has announced plans to create more than 1,000 new Premier Inn hotel bedrooms at coastal locations across the UK. The multinational firm, which also owns brands including Beefeater and Costa Coffee, said the move was a response to an increase in demand for Premier Inn rooms at seaside resorts. With significant regeneration taking place in British seaside towns and cities,...

Seaside resorts hit with parking charge rises over Easter holiday weekend

While councils may be struggling with government funding cuts, for amusement operators they couldn’t have chosen a worse time to hike parking charges. A trip to the seaside has just become a lot more expensive, while the parking options just get worse. As well as tackling wet and even snowy weather over the Easter bank holiday, families visiting seaside resorts...