Drone footage by ITV News has captured the damage to Colwyn Bay Pier after it partially collapsed into the sea.
A section of the ballustrade at the lower end of the Grade II listed pier collapsed on Wednesday.
Contractors have been working to remove fallen pieces from the pier and salvaging materials.
A spokeswoman by Conwy County Borough Council said said engineers are carrying out an assessment to agree the 'best approach'.
The Colwyn Victoria Trust Campaign, set up to redevelop the structure, said it had been warning of the danger of collapse for several years.
A statement on the group's Facebook page said: "Well what a day the poor pier has had. So sad to see her broken."