Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Tag: South Parade Pier

Portsmouth council planners deal blow to South Parade Pier

South Parade Pier planning application blow
South Parade Pier has been dealt a blow after a retrospective planning application for its new 19-seat cafe deck was opposed by local councillors. In a resort where hospitality is the lifeline, the local authority showed itself to be more equipped to pull the plug.

Ice crime: Iconic cone stolen and returned to South Parade Pier

South Parade Pier Kidz Island Ice Cream
South Parade Pier has celebrated the return of a display ice cream cone which was stolen from Kidz Island on 21 August, after CCTV showed the fibreglass model being thrown into the sea by a group of young men.

South Parade Pier withdraws crazy golf plans but keep options open

South Parade Pier withdraws Crazy Golf plans
South Parade Pier’s operators said they would be looking at “alternative options” after they withdrew plans for crazy golf on Southsea beach.

Clacton Pier lit up as seaside shines

Clacton Pier lit up as seaside shines
As Clacton Pier marked bank holiday with its first firework display of the season, seaside resorts up and down the country welcomed back visitors making the most of the sun.

South Parade Pier launches Kidz Island Fun Pass

South Parade Pier launch Kidz Island Fun Pass
South Parade Pier has launched a new payment system for its Kidz Island Family Fun Park, ahead of reopening to the public on 12 April.

Preliminary work begins for Southsea sea defence

Sea defence
The investigation will take place on Southsea promenade to the east of South Parade Pier over the next eight weeks, ahead of work commencing on the £130m sea defence project.

South Parade Pier “not responsible” for cafe reopening

South Parade Pier Ice Cream Emporium
South Parade Pier has distanced itself from the recent reopening of the Ice Cream Emporium on its landward end, after residents criticised the move for breaking guidelines.

Sex Pistol sets new music video in South Parade Pier arcade

South Parade Pier arcade
Former Sex Pistols drummer Paul Cook brought his current band to Southsea’s South Parade Pier last week, using the attraction’s arcade as the setting for..

South Parade Pier finalises renovation with boat deck reopening

South Parade Pier
The £200,000 renovation of South Parade Pier has been completed, with the opening of the Southsea landmark’s newly rebuilt boat deck.

New funfair for Southsea’s South Parade Pier

Southsea South Parade Pier
A new funfair has opened on Southsea’s South Parade Pier, offering a range of traditional seaside amusements including a roller coaster, helter skelter and dodgems.

South Parade Pier enters final restoration stage

Southsea Pier
The final stage of restoration work at the South Parade Pier in Southsea has begun. The announcement comes just over one year on from its grand reopening, after being brought back from the brink of ruin by its dedicated owners. This last period of work will restore the mooring deck at the end of the pier for a cost of...

South Parade Pier’s refurbished FEC opens to the public

Coinslot - South Parade Pier FEC
South Parade Pier is taking the new season very seriously. A £5m investment including a new FEC has brought 22 new jobs to the south coast city Amusements are making their mark on the local economy. South Parade Pier’s family entertainment centre has welcomed its first customers since it was transformed as part of a £5m upgrade across the Southsea-based...

South Parade Pier FEC to open for Easter with Harry Levy at the helm

Coinslot - South Parade Pier Harry Levy
The once ailing South Parade Pier is back with a vengeance. And helping to chart its new course is the Harry Levy Group which has taken over the operation of the pier’s revamped amusement arcade. Aptly, Easter marks the resurrection of an coastal icon.   South Parade Pier’s family entertainment centre will open on Good Friday after undergoing refurbishment as part...

South Parade Pier owners want it to be “an asset” for Portsmouth

Coinslot South Parade Portsmouth
The owners of South Parade Pier are investing in its future, with a plan to reopen the historic venue before spring 2017.   The owners of Portsmouth’s South Parade pier, closed since 2012 due to health and safety concerns , hope to re-open it by spring next year. The Grade-II listed pier in Southsea, was closed in 2012 after being deemed “a...