Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Tag: swansea council

Mumbles Pier on track for temporary summer reopening

Mumbles Pier on track
Mumbles Pier has confirmed it is on course to reopen this month, with visitors able to access the far end of the pier and RNLI station for the summer..

Mumbles Pier to reopen for limited summer season

Mumbles Pier
The owners of Mumbles Pier have announced plans to reopen the attraction for a limited period at the end of May, as refurbishment work continues on the 121- year old structure.   The Swansea landmark, operated by Ameco, will reinstate access to the far end of the pier, as the latest phase of development is considered by Swansea Council. “Plans are in...

Welsh government gives Mumbles Pier plans the green light

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Having previous overridden Swansea Council to place Mumbles Pier’s redevelopment in limbo, the Welsh government has finally given it the go-ahead. Plans to redevelop the Mumbles Pier headland and foreshore will not be called in by the Welsh Government, effectively giving the project the green light to go ahead. In November it had been put in limbo when Welsh ministers intervened...

Mumbles Pier plans unanimously approved by Swansea Council

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Swansea Council’s planning committee has unanimously approved plans to redevelop the Mumbles Pier headland and foreshore, despite being blocked from having a final say by the Welsh Government. At a meeting last week, committee members praised the plans - submitted by pier owner Ameco - as aspiring to bring much- need business and tourism to the area. If given the go-ahead,they...

Welsh government puts Mumbles Pier plans on hold

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Plans to build a hotel, retail complex and 26 flats on the foreshore and headland of Mumbles Pier appear to have received a major setback. According to BBC Wales, the Welsh Government has ordered Swansea Council not to grant permission without the prior authorisation of ministers. A letter to the council’s head of planning said that while the government’s instruction “prevents...