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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 the muddy waters of the [...]

September 20th, 2020|Categories: Discover @ the Pier, Education, Events, Maintenance, People, Pier Archive|Comments Off on From Collapse to Covid

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 in North Somerset, after the [...]

September 8th, 2020|Categories: Community Shares, Events, Facebook, Music, People, Pier Archive, Team News, Twitter|Tags: , |Comments Off on One Direction anniversary helps boost Clevedon Pier footfall

Mayfair: Town & Country to donate £50 for every Property Sale

The local team at Mayfair: Town & Country were so concerned about the plight of England's only Grade 1 listed Pier that they have decided to donate £50 to the Clevedon Pier & Heritage Trust for every property they sell. It's a very generous gesture [...]

July 16th, 2020|Categories: Team News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Mayfair: Town & Country to donate £50 for every Property Sale

Traffic Lights for Social Distancing

The Trust shared the interview slots with local firm DOK-TEK Systems Ltd on the morning show at BBC Radio Bristol a couple of weeks ago. DOK-TEK had just won a big contract with the ALDI Supermarket chain to manufacture and supply LED traffic lights [...]

June 21st, 2020|Categories: People, Safety, Team News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Traffic Lights for Social Distancing

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 in all but the lowest [...]

June 14th, 2020|Categories: Maintenance, Pier Archive, Ships|Comments Off on Our landing stages – what the drone survey has revealed

The History of Clevedon Pier – New Film

Clevedon Launches Its Festival In The CloudsClevedon'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 until 2020 because of the pandemic.The [...]

June 9th, 2020|Categories: Education, People, Pier Archive|Tags: , |Comments Off on The History of Clevedon Pier – New Film