Cracks found in Southport Pier columns – tram suspended investigation underway July 9th, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments Cracks found in Southport Pier columns – tram suspended Inspectors have halted Southport Pier Tram. During a routine inspection today (Tuesday 9th July 2013), contractors identified large vertical cracks in some of the cast iron columns supporting Southport Pier. Contractors Capita Symonds recommended the closure of the Pier until a full survey is completed. The Pier will remain open to pedestrians. Visit www.southportpier.co.uk for info Below: Lord Fearn of Southport officially welcomed the new tram on 22nd August 2005 REMEMBER WHER YOU READ THIS STORY FIRST OTS ONTHESPOT NEWS! Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!