East Pier Time Counter The east pier bridge was removed [fergcorp_cdt_single date="11th april 2001"] , and still remains un repaired today. Whitby’s east pier extension was built way back in 1913. Visitors and residents of Whitby had been able to access the extension over a small bridge from the inner stone pier. However in 2001 […]
Whitby Town Is literally falling down whilst Scarborough Borough Council stand by and watch. Our beautiful town, loved by so many from across the UK and worldwide, has been subject to underinvestment and a defunct repair and upkeep policy from Scarborough Borough Council that many parts of the towns heritage (our heritage) finds itself on the brink of collapse into the sea.
Recent emails to Real Whitby from local campaigner Tom Broderick have highlighted how dredging may have caused the collapse of the harbour wall piling of the east side harbour close to the swing bridge.
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It is only ten days since I published an article highlighting the incompetence and neglect that characterizes the performance of the pilot Whitby Harbour Board and its Chair, Councillor Mike Cockerill (SBC and NYCC), from whom I had hoped to learn the circumstances in which the mast of the Scoresby Monument could have reached such […]
Well, its a lighthouse actually, and Dianne Green The Historic Buildings Inspector for Heritage England is concerned that action may be needed to correct the lean. In a series of emails to Scarborough Borough Council, Whitby’s Nigel Ward had expressed concerns over the deterioration of the east pier lighthouse at Whitby.. More recently Nigel wrote […]
Free Whitby campaigner Nigel Ward has been involved in ongoing talks with Scarborough Borough Council and English Heritage over various issues regarding Whitby’s East Pier Lighthouse. Through various Emails and Freedom Of Information requests Nigel has sought information on : The ownership of the lighthouse and the possibility of a lease for the lighthouse being […]
Related Reading Whitby Fishing Forum Topic A recent inspection of the footbridge between the West Pier and the West Pier extension in Whitby has highlighted health and safety concerns. As a precautionary measure in the interest of public safety, Scarborough Borough Council has closed the bridge today to public access until further notice. The structure […]
Plans are being drawn up for Whitby’s East Pier lighthouse to be inspected by a specialist restoration company. While initial inspections have indicated the lighthouse is structurally sound, Scarborough Borough Council and the Whitby Harbour Board are eager to get a full picture of the assets in Whitby Harbour. At the same time as the […]