Weston Grand Pier push for greener business

Grand Pier recycling station

Grand Pier recycling station - Credit: Grand Pier

The Grand Pier has secured a grant to help with its efforts to go greener.

The Weston landmark was granted £15,000 by the West of England Combined Authority, with support from the Grant Aid consultancy.

The pier's general manager, Tim Moyle, said: "We were pleased to receive the grant, which recognises our continuing commitment towards operating a more sustainable business."

The money will be used to fund two electric vehicles on the seafront, worth £52,000, replacing the current diesel truck on-site.

Moyle added: "We are committed to doing everything we can to help protect the planet for future generations and are willing to invest tens of thousands of pounds to do so."


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The attraction has also begun to use eco-friendly cups, as of last year, and scrapped Christmas crackers from its festive celebrations due to high levels of plastic waste.

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