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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 from demolition. The model featured [...]

October 15th, 2020|Categories: Discover @ the Pier, Pier Archive|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Scale model that helped save Clevedon Pier on public view for 50th anniversary of collapse

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 the local community were about [...]

October 14th, 2020|Categories: Discover @ the Pier, Education, Pier Archive|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The day that Clevedon Pier was saved

Limited Edition 50 Year Pass

The 50th anniversary of the collapse of Clevedon Pier and the successful campaign to save it from demolition is to be commemorated with a pass that will be valid for 50 years, and will only be available to the first 50 applicants.  The pass [...]

October 11th, 2020|Categories: Events, Pass, Shop|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Limited Edition 50 Year Pass

Rare Amateur Film of the Collapse of Clevedon Pier

Local man Ralph Fryer was a keen amateur film maker and on the day that Clevedon Pier collapsed he rushed home, got his camera, and went down to the beachfront to record what happened. Later in the day Ralph went down to the Pill, [...]

October 4th, 2020|Categories: Pier Archive|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Rare Amateur Film of the Collapse of Clevedon Pier

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

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