ST3161 : The Grand Pier, Weston-Super-Mare

taken 6 years ago, 3 km from Uphill, North Somerset, Great Britain

The Grand Pier, Weston-Super-Mare
The Grand Pier, Weston-Super-Mare
Looking from Knightsone Road, across the beach, towards the Grand Pier.
Grand Pier, Weston-super-Mare
The Grand Pier is a 400 metres long pleasure pier on the Bristol Channel.
The pier is privately owned and is one of three in the town together with Birnbeck Pier, which stands derelict awaiting possible restoration, and the much shorter SeaQuarium aquarium built towards the south end of the seafront. It is 400 metres
The Grand Pier has been damaged by fire on two occasions, in 1930 and 2008. Following the 2008 fire, which completely destroyed the pavilion, the pier was rebuilt at a cost of 39 million and reopened on 23 October 2010.

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Date Taken
Monday, 9 December, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 15 December, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal  Sport, Leisure  Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 3150 6146 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:20.8844N 2:59.0971W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 3164 6165
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Seaside Resort  Weston-Super-Mare  Illuminated  Night Scene  Night View  Pier 

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