'Ladies' on West Pier, Brighton

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RIBApix ref no RIBA38879
Architect/DesignerBirch, Eugenius
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1866
Image Date1952
Library ReferenceESP/ENG/3097 (ES168.3)
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This pier, one of the two on Brighton seafront, was cut off from the shore, partly for safety reasons, in 1975. The structure suffered a severe partial collapse during a storm on the 29th December 2002 and a further collapse on 20th January 2003. The pier was irreparably destroyed by fire on the 28th March 2003.

Subject tags

seaside architecture, plumbing, piers