Eastbourne Pier :: Shared Description

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.
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 : Eastbourne Pier by PAUL FARMER
TV6198 : Eastbourne Pier fire by Oast House Archive
TV6198 : Eastbourne Pier by N Chadwick
TV6198 : Eastbourne Pier by N Chadwick
TV6199 : Eastbourne Beach from the Pier by PAUL FARMER
TV6198 : Eastbourne Pier fire by Oast House Archive
TV6198 : Fire fighting at Eastbourne Pier by PAUL FARMER
TV6198 : Eastbourne Pier, after the fire by Oast House Archive
TV6198 : Tea Rooms on Eastbourne Pier by Paul Gillett
TV6198 : Sunrise by Eastbourne Pier by Oast House Archive
TV6198 : Eastbourne Pier by N Chadwick
TV6198 : Eastbourne Pier, the day after the fire by PAUL FARMER
TV6198 : Eastbourne Pier by PAUL FARMER
TV6198 : Eastbourne Pier by Oast House Archive
TV6198 : Eastbourne Pier by N Chadwick
TV6198 : Eastbourne Pier by PAUL FARMER
TV6198 : Eastbourne Pier, the day after the fire by PAUL FARMER
TV6198 : Eastbourne Pier by N Chadwick
TV6198 : Eastbourne Pier - July 2020 by Paul Gillett
TV6198 : Eastbourne Pier by N Chadwick
TV6198 : Eastbourne Pier at night by Oast House Archive
TV6198 : Eastbourne Pier by N Chadwick
TV6198 : Eastbourne Pier by N Chadwick
TV6198 : North side of Eastbourne Pier by Paul Gillett
TV6198 : Designated Smoking Area by Gerald England

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Created: Sun, 8 Nov 2009, Updated: Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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