Clevedon Pier’s latest plaque commemorates 50th anniversary of collapse

There are over 14,000 plaques on Clevedon Pier, and the newest one has been specially-designed to mark the collapse of the Pier on Friday 16 October 1970 The brass plaque was unveiled by Julia Elton, an active supporter of [...]

2020-10-18T10:31:06+01:00October 17th, 2020|Discover @ the Pier, Events, Pier Archive|

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|

From Collapse to Covid

On the 16th October it will be 50 years to the day since Clevedon Pier collapsed and local people came together to campaign for its restoration. At 10:20AM on the 16th October 1970, two spans of Clevedon Pier collapsed into [...]

2020-09-20T09:16:37+01:00September 20th, 2020|Discover @ the Pier, Education, Events, Maintenance, People, Pier Archive|

The First 150 Years of Clevedon Pier – Souvenir Brochure

To celebrate 150 years of Clevedon Pier we have released a new souvenir brochure 'The First 150 Years'. to mark this historic occasion. Delve into our rich, intriguing and at times challenging story. Learn all about the early beginnings of [...]

Marine Lake images now available on the Memory Bank at Clevedon Pier

We are delighted to announce that the Memory Bank at Discover @ Clevedon Pier now includes a section devoted exclusively to the history of the Marine Lake. Did you know that there were once bathing huts at the Marine Lake? Are you [...]

2018-01-25T14:39:23+00:00December 15th, 2016|Discover @ the Pier, Education, Marine Lake|

Celebrating Popular Culture on Clevedon Pier

About the People’s Pier Research Project .... The People’s Pier research team are delighted to have been part of such a successful and productive partnership with the Clevedon Pier and Heritage Trust. The People's Pier project has investigated 21st century [...]

2016-10-28T10:35:45+01:00October 28th, 2016|Discover @ the Pier, Education, Pier Archive, Visitor Centre|

46th Anniversary of the Collapse of the Pier

Clevedon Pier is now enjoying an award winning new era and the future is rosy for our community star. However, 46 years ago today (on Friday 16th October 1970) two spans of the Pier collapsed when the then owners Clevedon [...]

2018-01-25T14:39:23+00:00October 13th, 2016|Discover @ the Pier, Education, Facebook, Twitter|

Shipping Links brings real time vessel tracking to Clevedon Pier

Ever wondered about the ships in the Bristol Channel? Well, now visitors to Clevedon Pier can find out all they need to know by visiting the new Shipping Links installation in Discover @ the Pier. This unique attraction allows visitors [...]

2018-01-25T14:39:23+00:00September 15th, 2016|Discover @ the Pier, Education, Ships|