TQ3103 : Brighton Pier - March 2020

taken 1 year ago, near to Kemp Town, Brighton And Hove, Great Britain

Brighton Pier - March 2020
Brighton Pier - March 2020
First springlike day of the year, a chance to enjoy a walk before the Coronavirus outbreak gets much worse
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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Date Taken
Monday, 16 March, 2020   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 17 March, 2020
Geographical Context
Coastal 
Place (from Tags)
Brighton Pier 
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Pier 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 31368 03626 [1m precision]
WGS84: 50:49.0374N 0:8.1913W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 31221 03801
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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