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Planning application submitted to dismantle Colwyn Bay's Victoria Pier

A section of the collapsed pier in February Credit: Ian Lang/ITV Wales

The planning and listed building consent applications for permission to dismantle Colwyn Bay's derelict Victoria Pier have been submitted.

A Conwy council spokesperson says the applications request permission to dismantle the Victoria Pier and redevelop a truncated pier, "whilst recording and storing elements of heritage and/or structural value in a safe place for potential re-use in a future restoration by a third party."

The pier partially collapsed at the start of February, and suffered further damage in storms later in the month.

A fire also broke out in Marchwhile dismantling work was being carried out.

Storm Doris caused a further section of the pier to collapse in March

Conwy Council says the application also covers the dismantling work that has already been carried out.

Once registered the planning application and listed building consent application will be available to view at www.conwy.gov.uk/planning

Once the application has been considered and assessed by the planning authority the Listed Building Consent application will be submitted to Welsh Government.

The Listed Building Consent decision is made by a Welsh Government Minister who will be advised by CADW, the Welsh Government’s specialist advisors on heritage matters.