New Years Fireworks St Ives Cornwall

The Brief

New Years Fireworks, St Ives, Cornwall

Cornwall Council contracted PEG to help them discharge their duties as the owner of Smeatons Pier to ensure that the St Ives NYE Firework celebrations were as safe as possible.

Perfect Events Group provided the following support:

A comprehensive event risk assessment, contingency plan and stewarding plan.

Revised existing plans and improved these where required such as the medical plan, which has now been enhanced in line with HSE guidance.

An experienced Crowd Safety Manager in a Safety Coordination role including providing a conduit between the 2 security companies, the firework team and the emergency services and management of incidents within the scope of the security assets and professional hand over should the need arise for emergency services to step in.

Provision of increased medical support via Omega Medical.

A debrief report with future recommendations.

The Results

Well managed, safe and successful New Years Eve celebrations took place on 31 January 2017.

Police estimate 12,000 came to watch the firework display.