Council votes to demolish Colwyn Bay's Victoria Pier

Members of Conwy Council have voted to demolish an historic pier which has dominated the seafront in Colwyn Bay since Victorian times

They say they can't afford to take the financial risks involved in restoring the massive and derelict structure as they already face having to make huge savings.

Ian Lang reports.

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Councillors vote to demolish Colwyn Bay pier

Conwy councillors vote in favour of demolishing Colwyn Bay's Victoria Pier. The pier was closed in 2008 and has stood empty since.