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Clevedon Pier and Heritage Trust awarded a Culture Recovery Grant

We are delighted to announce that the Clevedon pier & Heritage Trust has been awarded a £24,720 Culture Recovery Grant from the Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF). The scheme is designed to ensure that when people visit local cultural sites [...]

2021-02-19T10:20:39+00:00February 19th, 2021|Closure, Grants, People, Safety, Uncategorized|

Scale model that helped save Clevedon Pier on public view for 50th anniversary of collapse

A scale model of Clevedon Pier will be on public display in the visitor centre from Friday 16 October to Sunday 18 October as part of events to mark its collapse in 1970 and the successful campaign to save it [...]

2020-10-15T20:57:26+01:00October 15th, 2020|Discover @ the Pier, Pier Archive|

The day that Clevedon Pier was saved

In March 1980, almost ten years after two spans of Clevedon Pier had collapsed into the muddy waters of the Bristol Channel, there was an air of anticipation at the Clevedon Community Centre. After three days of passionate debate [...]

2020-10-15T20:35:46+01:00October 14th, 2020|Discover @ the Pier, Education, Pier Archive|

Our landing stages – what the drone survey has revealed

Much of what the engineers do to maintain our beautiful pier is visible: painting and repairing the promenade or replacing deck planks. However, the recent drone survey brought fresh images of parts of the landing stage that are hidden [...]

2020-06-14T16:14:10+01:00June 14th, 2020|Maintenance, Pier Archive, Ships|

The History of Clevedon Pier – New Film

Clevedon Launches Its Festival In The Clouds Clevedon's Festival In The Clouds launches on Saturday (June 13) with a series of videos and podcasts - all entertaining tasters of the town's first literary and arts festival, More Than Words, postponed [...]

2020-10-12T07:17:45+01:00June 9th, 2020|Education, People, Pier Archive|