September 13, 2020
outside areas on Clacton Pier will be closed for a day for essential work to be
ride deck and entire stretch up to the landmark’s head, including fishing bays,
will be off limits to the public on Thursday (September 17).
will be working on a layout change and it has been decided it is best to put in
the closure for health and safety reasons.
other attractions on the Pier – adventure golf, soft play, bowling, seaquarium,
amusement arcade, Boardwalk Bar, and dodgems – will remain open.
Billy Ball said he apologised for the inconvenience for anyone visiting on
Thursday but said it is unavoidable.
just have a few tweaks to make on the ride deck which it is hoped will take us
no longer than the day to complete,” he said.
everyone’s safety the best option is to shut off the outside area of the Pier
so we can concentrate on the job we are undertaking, rather than have to be
concerned about customers walking about anywhere near where staff will be working.
means there will be no fishing on that day and people will not be able to walk
to the end of the Pier.
project is all part of our on-going improvements to the ride deck and upgrade of
Ball added that the new White Water Log Flume Ride, which was introduced last
month, has proved very popular.
are now looking ahead to have the Looping Star Roller Coaster ready for thrill
seekers next year,” he said.