West Pier, Brighton, Brighton and Hove

This is one of four kiosks on the pier and shows the range of activities on offer in 1970. The West Pier was built in the mid 1860s by Eusebius Birch. It was one of the most spectacular piers in England. It was closed in 1975, badly damaged by the hurricane of October 1987 and partially demolished in 1991. It was left in ruins after 2 arson attacks in 2003.


Brighton and Hove Brighton


1970s (1970 - 1979)


leisure entertainment seaside pier tourism