BIRNBECK PIER

Monday, June 8, 2020

Working with Historic England, North Somerset Council has begun the next step in securing the future of Birnbeck Pier.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

A Weston father and son have been jailed for snatching a historic clock from Birnbeck Pier.

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

The Mercury had the exclusive opportunity to visit Birnbeck Island and speak to members of the Birnbeck Regeneration Trust about its future.

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Friday, September 22, 2017

New steps which could potentially help to restore Weston-super-Mare’s Birnbeck Pier can be exclusively revealed this week, after the future of the derelict structure was plunged into fresh uncertainty.

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Friday, August 18, 2017

New artwork was unveiled on the hoardings around Weston-super-Mare’s derelict Birnbeck Pier this weekend, while the first grant application to restore the deteriorating structure is expected to be submitted soon.

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Friday, July 14, 2017

The crumbling north jetty on Weston-super-Mare’s Birnbeck Pier is no closer to being demolished, six months after the developer was forced to stop work as it did not have the necessary permissions in place.

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Monday, June 12, 2017

The 150th anniversary of Weston-super-Mare’s Birnbeck Pier was celebrated with live music and re-enactments at the weekend.

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Saturday, June 3, 2017

The fight to preserve and regenerate Weston-super-Mare’s Birnbeck Pier has taken ‘a major step forward’ as North Somerset Council has agreed to support a charity’s efforts to save the decaying structure.

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

Weston-super-Mare’s Birnbeck Pier opened 150 years ago, where there was a procession and flags hung all over town. A celebration will be held by the pier this weekend, to mark the anniversary.

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Monday, January 16, 2017

Weston-super-Mare Coastguard Rescue Team was called to stop a group of people walking out to Birnbeck Island yesterday afternoon (Sunday).

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Weston-super-Mare RNLI is no closer to receiving a new lifeboat station, three years after leaving Birnbeck Pier and despite the town raising more than £500,00 towards the building.

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Birnbeck Pier’s collapsed jetty has received a lot of attention in recent months – but these pictures also show the decline of its buildings.

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Sunday, July 5, 2015

BIRNBECK Pier’s owner has met with a group of trustees to see what can be done to save the crumbling structure.

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