[ Go to Latest Entry ] The Withernsea Pier, Promenade, Gas & General Improvement Co. was formed in 1871. Work on the 1196 foot structure began in 1875 to the design of Thomas Cargill. It opened in August 1877 having cost £12,000. There was a saloon on the pier-head and a large brick-built gateway. Day-trippers…

The Paignton Pier Act received Royal Assent on June 3rd 1874, although work did not commence until October 1878, to the design of Geoge Soudon Bridgman. The pier opened in June 1879. In 1881, the pier-head was enlarged and a billiard room was built which connected to the pavilion. The pier’s length was 780 feet.…

Work on the pier commenced in 1860 and it opened on 1st June 1861. From 1866, a line of the Landport & Southsea Tramway ran right to the pier. The Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) opened the pavilion in August 1882 and, in 1905, a concrete extension was built to accommodate increasing boat…

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