Roker Pier opens to the public for the first time in history

14.08.18 15:45

Public tours of Sunderland’s Roker Pier & Lighthouse finally begin

Listen to Roker Heritage Group chairman Phil Tweddle - whose grandad was the last Lighthouse Keeper - as he chats to BBC Radio Newcastle about the opening of Roker Pier & Lighthouse for tours! Phil's interview starts at 1hr 50mins here. > https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p06frjr1

And here's a selection of some of the news items we were featured in:

Roker Pier tours prove so popular that booking website can't cope - Sunderland Echo

How to book a tour of Roker Pier and Lighthouse after its £2.5million restoration - Sunderland Echo

How Roker pier vandals were beaten by Victorian brilliance and community endeavour - Sunderland Echo

Much-loved lighthouse opens to public for first time in its history - Northern Echo

Inside Roker Pier tunnel and lighthouse: What you can expect on the first tours of Sunderland landmark’s hidden history - Sunderland Echo

Tours of restored pier start on Monday - Northern Echo

Sunderland's Roker Pier lighthouse and tunnel open to public for first time in history - Sunderland Echo

 

 

 

 

Updated date: 20.04.18 15:57
Updated date: 18.05.18 15:39