South Parade Pier owners announce progress updates

The owners of South Parade Pier have issued a new statement today regarding progress with the repair and renovation of the iconic Victorian seaside structure, updating locals on the work that has been carried out since the last public update in April this year. In spite of relentless hard work, …

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Exciting new concept plans for South Parade Pier revealed

Concept plans for the future of South Parade Pier have been released that show the new owners ambition for the future of the historic Portsmouth landmark. Concept ideas released last week include a big wheel, zip wire, a roof-top restaurant, new seating area to take in the panoramic Solent views, …

Major milestone reached in South Parade Pier restoration

Project Manager, Malcolm Belcher, said: "This is a significant day for everyone involved with the pier. The reinstatement of the concrete deck over the hips of the pier marks a major milestone in the pier's restoration. The pier was catastrophically damaged by severe storms back in February 2014 — almost to the point of disrepair. "Since South Parade Pier Ltd took ownership of the pier a great deal of effort, money and hard work has culminated to this point. This is a massive step in the structual repair programme of the pier.

Parts of South Parade Pier to re-open imminently

Mr. Ware also confirmed that the new owners will be looking to reestablish the pier as a family and community destination with numerous attractions and function rooms available, including the reopening of a fish and chip shop, classic seaside arcade games area, and various rooms for public and private functions such as weddings, parties, and music events.

South Parade Pier purchase complete

The new owners South Parade Pier Ltd complete the purchase of South Parade Pier today, and have said that they will continue to work with Portsmouth City Council to ensure that the Pier will be repaired and re-opened to the public in 2015

Portsmouth City Council issues Repairs Notice to South Parade Pier owners

  An agreement has been struck between Portsmouth City Council and the soon-to-be new owners of South Parade Pier, resulting in the council issuing a Repairs Notice to the current owners, Fred Nash and Dawn Randall, pushing them to undertake the proper preservation and maintenance of the dilapidating construction. Donna …

South Parade Trust Receives £10,000 Towards Community Buyout

The government has given nearly £10,000 to the South Parade Trust to help organise a people’s rescue of South Parade Pier, contributing to efforts to purchase the once-iconic and now-dilapidated structure into community hands. The Social Investment Business Limited (TSIB) has awarded £9,990 to the trust, a community social enterprise …