The pier build started in 1852 and was opened in July 1953 and was originally twice the current size but due to a fire in the later 1920’s half was Read more [...]
Nearest Piers Essex
When we think of a traditional seaside town most of us automatically think of the Victorian pier. Our Piers category brings all Coast Radar’s Essex listings related to the traditional seaside pier together, where most now offer family entertainment and places to eat.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Essex day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the piers links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Essex activity.
Walton pier was originally built to a length of 530 feet in the 1870s but due to shallow water was extended in 1898 to a length of 2600 feet and is Read more [...]
The sea recedes over a mile from the beach at low tide leaving mud flats. Large boats were unable to stop at Southend near to the beach and no boats Read more [...]
The Pier at Clacton-on-Sea was opened on 27 July 1871. The pier was originaly a wooden structure 160 yards (150 m) in length and 4 yards (3.7 m) wide. Initially Read more [...]