The centre piece of the £75 million regeneration plan of Redcar town
by the Redcar and Cleveland Council.
The “Vertical Pier” as it was originally called by the council was renamed The Beacon after a vote
on names suggested by the local public. The Beacon cost £1.8 million to build and is 80 feet high.
It is easily climbed via the stairs but there is also a lift all the way to the top level.
There are seven levels each with a viewing balcony overlooking the promenade to the north and south and out to sea.
Entry to The Beacon is free! It’s well worth a ride to the top on a clear day.
There is protection from the wind at the top level but hang on to your hat!