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The view from Clevedon Pier after the storms

Staff at Clevedon Pier have Tweeted a video of the sea off the North Somerset coast at high tide.

It's filmed from the Porthole Room below the Victorian structure. The water is lapping at the round window - testament to the high seas after Storm Eleanor.

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  • This is what the view is like during low tide...
The view under Clevedon Pier at low tide. Credit: ITV West Country


Historic pier gets £75,000 grant

146-year-old Clevedon Pier is the only Grade 1 listed pier in the country Credit: Barry Batchelor/PA

Clevedon Pier will get an extra £75,000 in Government grants to help maintain and repair the historic structure.

The landmark, the only Grade I-listed pier in the country, was one of just eight projects to win a share of £800,000 from the Coastal Communities Fund.

The money will go towards essential renovation work.

You can own part of 'the most beautiful pier in England'

146-year-old Clevedon Pier is the only Grade 1 listed pier in the country. Credit: Barry Batchelor/PA Wire

You can now own shares in a West Country landmark: Somerset's 150-year-old Clevedon Pier.

The only Grade 1 listed pier in the country, once described by former Poet Laureate Sir John Betjeman as "the most beautiful pier in England", is now part of a community share offer.

The trustees are hoping to raise £350,000 to help pay for new visitor facilities, which are currently being built.

One Direction win Brit Award for Clevedon Pier music video

Clevedon Pier - the real star of the Brits Credit: Barry Batchelor/PA Archive/Press Association Images

A music video featuring Somerset's Clevedon Pier has won the Brit Award for British Video.

Boyband One Direction filmed 'You and I' in 2014. A brass plaque was placed on a bench there to mark the occasion,but it had to be moved after over-zealous fans covered it with their own tributes.


Heritage Lottery funding for Clevedon Pier

£720,000 has been allocated in Heritage Lottery funding Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire/Press Association Images

As the only intact Grade I listed pier in England, Clevedon Pier is of immense heritage importance and much-loved by the local community.

HLF’s funding will enable the Clevedon Pier and Heritage Trust to create a sustainable future for the pier ensuring its survival for the next hundred years.

A much-needed new visitor space will be created and used for community events, workshops and learning activities and will also include a café and toilet facilities, helping the Pier become a first-class heritage attraction once again.

These improvements will also boost visitor numbers and contribute to the local economy.

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