Swanage Pier

 Swanage Pier, Swanage

Start Date:01/08/2017                             End Date:31/03/2020


Growth Deal funding up to £56,250

Awarded to Swanage Pier Trust

Project Summary - Restoration of Swanage Pier to secure education and retail facilities.

Local Growth Funding has been allocated towards carrying out essential and urgent repair works to the Pier structure to unlock the economic potential of Swanage Pier and enabling the Swanage Pier Trust to build a more robust and sustainable financial future.


  • Repairs and restoration of Swanage Pier
  • Refurbishment of an existing Grade 2 listed building
  • Developing new sources of income through high-quality catering and retail facilities, activities and events.
  • New facilities, educational and events programmes will improve year-round tourism
  • Providing opportunities for additional businesses to operate from the Pier and designs include plans to create a new business unit on site
  • Providing opportunities for the community to engage with local heritage and the marine environment, understanding the community’s role in their protection

Progress towards forecast: On Target


  • Increase of 12,500 visitors annually
  • 26 jobs
  • 365 volunteer positions

Progress towards forecast: On Target

This project is in the construction phase and due to complete before Christmas 2018.

For further information visit www.swanagepiertrust.com

Contact Details 

Swanage Pier

Tel:01929 425806


Dorset LEP

Martina Hanulova, Programme Manager

Email: mhanulova@bournemouth.ac.uk

Tel: 07925891380









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