Swansea’s storm-battered West Pier needs a new inner wall after tattered timber and crumbling concrete caused structural failures, the owner says.
Associated British Ports (ABP) wants to replace the 240m inner pier wall, which was built in the 1800s to help ships navigate in and out of the docks.
It said some of the inner pier was “in visibly poor condition” and needed tackling because it holds up the beach.
Swansea Council would need to approve the work, estimated at £10m to £15m.
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