Mumbles Pier Project

Timeline 

1807 - Mumbles Train is the world's first passenger railway 

1922 - Mumbles lifeboat house is built 

 1940 - The pier is requisitioned by the War Department for the duration

1956 - Pier reopens after extensive reconstruction

 1960 - Mumbles Train closed down. Land acquired by Bollom family

 1998 - New amusement centre and cafe built

2006 - Owners first seek to finance pier restoration through redevelopment.
Planners reject initial proposals.

2007 - RNLI announce plans for new Mumbles lifeboat 

 2008-9  New restoration plans evolved. Now linked to Swansea Bay Action Plan 

 2010 - Public exhibition staged showing development proposals

April & June 2011 - Planning consents for boathouse, pier reconstruction and foreshore

 December 2011 - Site preparation work begins

2012-13 - Pier restoration and RNLI lifeboat house construction

2015 - First phase completion