Monday, April 24, 2006

National Piers Award runner up

Saltburn Pier lighting(c)Ella Towers The National Piers Society has named Saltburn's Victorian pier as runner up in their 'Pier of the Year' Awards.
The 'Pier of the Year' Award was instituted after the success of Year Of The Pier in 1996 and has been won by Eastbourne (1997), Brighton Palace (1998), Clevedon (1999), Cromer (2000), Weston-super-Mare Grand (2001), Southwold (2002), Southport (2003), Blackpool North (2004) and Llandudno (2005). Worthing pier was voted this years winner. Twenty-four other piers, including two in South America, were nominated in the annual poll of the Society’s 600 members. The award will be presented during the Society’s Annual General Meeting in Weston-super-Mare on 13 May.

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