TV6198 : Eastbourne Pier arcade remains

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

Eastbourne Pier arcade remains
Eastbourne Pier arcade remains
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.
Eastbourne Pier fire
Eastbourne Pier caught fire at around 3:15pm on the 30th July 2014, and was put out around 3 hours later. The fire started in the arcade near the front of the pier, where around 100 people were evacuated. No one was hurt.
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TV6198, 935 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 30 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 1 October, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Sport, Leisure  Business, Retail, Services  Construction, Development 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 6179 9887 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:46.0118N 0:17.5746E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 6175 9888
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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