THOSE are the words of Tim Wardley, Chairman of the National Piers Society, after a visit to Eastbourne Pier yesterday.

He said there had been a very productive meeting with Captain Dominic McCall of PS Waverley, and Paul Dixon Engineering Manager of Eastbourne Pier.

The meeting was with regard to bringing the landing stage back into use for PS Waverley in the future.

Yesterday was a landing stage inspection.