TV6198 : Eastbourne Pier - after the fire

taken 3 years ago, near to Eastbourne, East Sussex, Great Britain

Eastbourne Pier - after the fire
Eastbourne Pier - after the fire
Just over a month after the fire that damaged the amusement arcade
Eastbourne Pier
The 300m long Victorian pier was officially opened in 1870, however work did not finish until 1872.
The Concert Hall and Pavilion were added in 1888. Above the concert hall is one of the earliest Victorian camera obscuras LinkExternal link
The pier was reclassified to Grade II* listed in May 2009 LinkExternal link
In 2009 the pier was up for sale for a guide price of 5million.
See more piers of Great Britain LinkExternal link

The Eastbourne Pier fire of 30th July 2014 saw the arcade section of the pier destroyed.
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TV6198, 936 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 3 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 3 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Business, Retail, Services 
Place (from Tags)
Eastbourne 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 61811 98874 [1m precision]
WGS84: 50:46.0136N 0:17.5926E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 61690 98737
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Pier  Fire Damaged  Beach 

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