Our seaside piers are a popular tourist attraction - structures of historical significance - of a Victorian era. But, after being badly damaged by fire, is there the money to rebuild them? Before Eastbourne, in 2010, Hastings Pier succumbed to flames. We look back at the history of piers - and whether lessons can be learnt. With our report, Sarah Saunders.
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