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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|

One Direction anniversary helps boost Clevedon Pier footfall

The 10th anniversary of pop group One Direction has given an unexpected boost to historic Clevedon Pier, which was unable to open to visitors during lockdown. Fans of One Direction have been flocking to the Grade 1 listed pier [...]

2020-09-08T20:35:31+01:00September 8th, 2020|Community Shares, Events, Facebook, Music, People, Pier Archive, Team News, Twitter|

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|

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 [...]

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