West Pier, Brighton

RIBApix ref no RIBA93796
Architect/DesignerBirch, Eugenius
Artist/PhotographerCrone, Trevor
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1866
Image Date2002
MediumDigital image
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Trevor Crone / 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, piers