HistoryPoints News

Apr 5, 2013

Pier pressure in Bangor

Garth Pier, Bangor, is one of Britain’s most unspoilt Victorian piers, but in the 1970s it was scheduled for …

demolition. The community council bought it for 1p and organised a major restoration in the 1980s. If you’re taking a stroll on this elegant structure, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes to read the pier’s story – including how it was repaired by soldiers in the First World War. Or click here