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Pier

A man made structure extending from the shore against which vessels may lie to load or unload cargo.
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Pictures in The Gazette's archives date as far back as the Victorian times when bathing machines were next to the pier.
e next step will be to set a deadline for informal tenders to be lodged for the pier, which opened back in 1877.
On August Bank Holiday Monday, 1931, for instance, a fire destroyed the shelters and shops, the wooden pavilion and the decking, while on August 26, 1966, the White Funnel paddler Bristol Queen hit the pier in dense fog, causing extensive damage.
The town's Liberal Democrat MP Stephen Lloyd, whose office is near the attraction, said he hoped the pier was "rescuable".
Tory MP Mr Jones said: "I'm still willing to do what I can to explore a way forward to see if we can restore the pier.
Over the next few days, the pier s capacity utilization will gradually increase.
A "walk and talk" session will also be held under the pier during low tide this summer for people to see the old pier remains.
Rollins, a long-time worker on the pier, says, "The fall season for kings is usually from the second week of October and lasts for four or five weeks.
THERE'S going to be a party at the pier on Monday, as Merseyside marks the 150th birthday of Southport Pier.
real estate investment trust covers infrastructure costs for Pier 25 and will hold a public bidding process for operational control of the pier later in the summer.
But 100 years ago a major rebuilding programme of the pier was completed after the ultimate illustration of the force of waves and weather.
THE pier at Southend-on-Sea was extended in stages until it reached its full 1.