What do traders think of the new pound?

As the new 12-sided coin enters circulation, some firms have had to make more adaptions than most.

Whether you run a laundrette, operate parking meters or are in the one-armed bandit business, money machines have had to be adapted not only to take the new coin but also to make sure the old one can still be used.

This pay and display machine has not been adapted in time for the new pound. Credit: PA

Our reporter Ellie Barker went to one place which has been busy making sure it is ready for the 'change' over for six months - the Grand Pier at Weston-super-Mare.