Plans to revitalise the pier again appeared in 2008, the scheme was set to cost £50million.
A new shore end pavilion was designed to house a restaurant, banqueting suite and a new home for the pier museum.
The proposed shore pavilion
At the Pier Head it was envisioned that a complete rebuild would be undertaken to include a new station, pavilion, theatre, cinema and an observation tower.
The plans were an updated proposal by Epic World Leisure who has originally submitted the Atlantis & Swine Rollercoaster scheme the rollercoaster was also included in the plans.