Blackpool North Pier
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Blackpool North Pier

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Subject to both natural and man-made dangers, of the ninety-one pleasure piers that once decorated the British coastline, just fifty-five remain. Situated in the shadow of the Blackpool Tower, work commenced on the first of Blackpool's three piers - the North Pier - in 1862. Over 20,000 visitors came to its opening in 1863, and the Victorian pier continues to attract crowds to this day. Featuring many never-before-seen photographs, this book illustrates the history of this outstanding example of seaside piers, and is sure to bring back cherished memories for all who have enjoyed a turn on this iconic pier.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 165 x 241mm
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752486470
  • 9780752486475
  • 2,158,091

About Juliette W. Gregson

Juliette W. Gregson is a Civil Servant, a specialist heritage photographer, and social historian. She is a member of Blackpool Civic Trust and has written many articles on the history of Blackpool--this is her first book on the town. She lives in Blackpool.show more