Mumbles Pier Project

Pier tourism plans unveiled

2 May 2013

More details on how Mumbles Pier is to be transformed as a tourism location have been unveiled this week. More 

New lifeboat house opens

15 March 2013

New £11m boathouse officially opened in Mumbles - new lifeboat launchedMore 

Up and Away

13 March 2013

Get a Kittywake's view of the scheme.  Click on the video alongside               >>>>

27 February 2013

The shape of the new pier head starts to take form as the steelwork is put into place. More

Night Scenes

17 December 2012

A new set of dramatic images of the pier by talented local photographer Jo Evans. More  

30 October 2012

Anyone wanting to check on progress at Mumbles Pier won't need to venture out in the elements, thanks to webcam technology. More 

27 October 2012

Fire crews attended a blaze which damaged the pier end. Scheduled reconstruction work will not be affected say owners.  More 

Construction work steaming ahead 

23 October 2012

Rebuilding and restoration work is under way at the pier as a seagoing barge and floating crane take up position.  More

Agents to attract Mumbles pier developers 

16 September 2012

An international estate agent has been appointed to promote the Mumbles pier foreshore development. More  

7 August 2012
Construction barge arrives at the pier

A construction barge moves into place as multi-million pound work to replace the RNLI lifeboat house enters a new phase. More 

Last Images

2 July 2012

Final images of the pier have been commissioned as demolition and reconstruction work is scheduled to begin. More 

Work to start on new RNLI boathouse 

25 June 2012

Contractors have moved onto site in anticipation of work starting on construction of a new lifeboat house. More 

Safeguarding Kittywake habitat  

22 May 2012

New nesting perches have been created for the pier's Kittywake population away from the main reconstruction area. More 

First look at development ideas 

28 December 2011

This could be the shape of things to come at Mumbles (South Wales Evening Post)More 

Demolition work starts at pier 

21 November 2011

Work has started on dismantling a well-known Swansea landmark in readiness for a massive two-year restoration project. (SWEP)More 

No Assembly call-in for pier plans 

29 July 2011

Assembly government officials have decided against calling in a planning application at Mumbles PierMore 

Planners approve foreshore scheme 

23 June 2011

Swansea Council planners have given the green light to imaginative plans for breathing new life back in Mumbles. More 

Forum in favour of proposals 

22 June 2011

Swansea Business Forum has come out solidly in favour of the pier redevelopment strategy. More 

Pier plans: new images released 

16 June 2011

Mumbles Pier owners AMECO have released new images of their proposed multi-million pound foreshore redevelopment. More   

Planners approve pier designs 

15 April 2011

Swansea Council planners yesterday gave their unanimous support for a scheme that will restore Mumbles Pier and provide a new lifeboat house - if finance can be found. Mor

Anglers backing pier improvements 

18 November 2010

A major angling association has given enthusiastic backing for a multi-million project to restore Mumbles Pier through foreshore development. More 

Pier cruising towards new ventures 

28 October 2010

Mumbles could become a stopping off point for cruise ships with visitors taking day excursions into Gower, if regeneration plans get the go ahead. More 

National society backs Mumbles plans 

21 October 2010

A national body set up to promote and protect seaside piers has given its backing to restoration plans for Mumbles.  More 

Facebook campaign launched 

20 October 2010

A new Yes to the Mumbles Pier Re-Development campaign has started up appeared on the Facebook social networking site and is steadily gathering names. More

Public help shape pier plans 

22 September 2010

One ray of sunshine breaking through the gloom cast over Welsh tourism is that plans for a new multi-million pound visitor destination at Mumbles Pier are steaming ahead. More

Pier reopens temporarily for season

New lifeboat house officially opened 

 Getting a view from the gantry

New steel beams are slotted into position

Floating crane takes up position off the pier head 

Construction barge arrives at the pier

A new temporary home for the pier's Kittywake population 

Work starts on demolition 

 Concept plans are published

Seabed survey work gets under way 

Public exhibition at the pier