Swanage Pier has been voted best in the country!
Thanks to the hard work and dedication of its energetic volunteers, trustees and supporters,SWANAGE has been chosen as PIER OF THE YEAR 2012 by the National Pier Society’s 650 members. It was runner-up last year,this is the first time it has won the award and marks the Pier Trust's achievements in providing an "excellent visitor experience, keeping the pier in good condition and maintaining excellent websites."
No fewer than 22 different piers received nominations this year: BLACKPOOL NORTH (which recently changed hands) and CLEVEDON in North Somerset tied for second place.
Swanage has a pier to be proud of. Several volunteers have had to hang up their hats recently due to age or ill health and the Pier Trust is looking for extra help on the gate and in the shop - if you have a morning or afternoon spare they would love to hear from you.
29/3/12 12:57 PM