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|