The positive impact that a pier can have on a seaside economy was a key driver in the campaign to restore the Grade II listed substructure of Hastings Pier. Built in 1872, it has been subjected to an aggressive marine environment, fire, storms, decay, troubled ownership and much neglect. Following closure in 2008, it was ravaged by fire in 2010.
“It’s a real tribute to the hard work that has gone into < Hastings Pier >… ”
Peter Wheeler, Hastings Pier Charity, Engineering Award Winner 2017
Learn more about Hasting Pier restoration.