TQ3103 : Brighton: Palace Pier

taken 8 months ago, near to Kemp Town, Brighton And Hove, Great Britain

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Brighton: Palace Pier
Brighton: Palace Pier
Opened in 1899, Brighton Palace Pier was one of the last piers to be constructed in England. Designed by R St George Moore, it was to be built solely as an amusement and pleasure emporium. At 1,760ft (533.3m) in length, and boasting a wider than usual deck, the pier had everything the discerning tripper could wish for. A 1,500-seater pavilion at the seaward end was complemented by smaller pavilions containing dining rooms, grill rooms, smoking rooms and reading rooms. There were ornamental arches for the electrical illuminations, and an electric tramway ran up the centre. Provision for bathers at the pier head, and a landing stage for pleasure craft completed the picture.

In 1984 the pier was purchased by the Noble organisation who renamed it Brighton Pier however most locals still prefer to continue to refer to it as the Palace Pier.

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TQ3103, 1429 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 26 March, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 22 November, 2019
Geographical Context
Coastal  Sport, Leisure  City, Town centre  Estuary, Marine 
Primary Subject of Photo
Pier 
Beach (from Tags)
Shingle 
Place (from Tags)
Brighton 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 313 035 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:48.9918N 0:8.2425W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 312 038
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Pier  Palace Pier  Shingle  Shingle Beach 

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