Date set for public Birnbeck Pier meeting

PUBLISHED: 12:30 17 July 2015

Birnbeck Pier.

Birnbeck Pier.

Archant

THE Birnbeck Regeneration Trust has announced it will hold a public meeting in Weston to discuss the future of the crumbling pier.

The meeting will take place at the Boulevard United Reformed Church, in Waterloo Street, on August 7. Doors will open at 6pm.

A spokesman for the trust said: “Following a successful meeting between the owners of the pier and the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Birnbeck Regeneration Trust will hold a public meeting.

“The trust will give a brief history of the pier and cover what work has happened recently. It will also discuss what action is required going forward to secure the historic and unique pier for the people of Weston, its surrounding area and the rest of the UK.”

The trust has also announced the Pier View information centre, next to the pier, will be open on weekdays from 10am-9pm. Volunteers will be on hand to answer queries and reminisce about the pier’s history.

For more information on the trust’s work, click here.

More from Weston Mercury

52 minutes ago

Westonians have criticised North Somerset Council’s commercial investment decisions after the authority spent more than £50million on acquisitions this year.

Read more
32 minutes ago

A six-piece jazz band will entertain a Portishead crowd on November 30.

Read more

Two hooded Weston-super-Mare robbers who held their victims at knife-point and threatened to ‘slice them up’ have been jailed.

Read more
14:00

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a firefighter? If so, there is an event next month which will be a great experience.

Read more
08:00

Drivers are having to take life-endagering risks due to high speeds in Yatton High Street, according to campaigners.

Read more
Yatton
Yesterday, 17:00

The English National Ballet will bring its Swan Lake performance to the West Country – and the Mercury is giving readers a chance to win tickets to see the show.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:00

An East Brent play park will receive a five-figure upgrade to improve facilities for children in the village.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:05

The collected 30 something’s were partying like it was 2002 at Bristol’s SWX on Friday as post punk rockers A returned to Bristol to play the whole of their seminal album Hi-Fi Serious.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:05

More than £200,000 has been spent by North Somerset Council on redundancy payments in 18 months.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:00

The plan to join up a walking and cycling route from Brean to Clevedon has moved a step closer.

Read more

Most Read News

Read Online

Image
Read the Weston Worle and Somerset Mercury e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 3°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Weston Mercury twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists