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Hastings Pier restoration

The restoration of Hastings Pier has begun. The pier was partially destroyed by fire in October 2010.

Hastings Pier restoration begins

Hastings Pier was partially destroyed by fire in 2010 Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire/Press Association Images

A column supporting Hastings Pier has been replaced, marking the very first stage of the restoration of Hastings Pier. It was partially destroyed by a fire in 2010.

Bulldozer at pier column replacement Credit: Hastings Borough Council

Cllr Peter Chowney, deputy leader of Hastings Borough Council, and lead member for regeneration, said, “after so much work and planning, it is just brilliant to see the work of restoring Hastings Pier actually getting underway. It is especially pleasing that local contractors are being used."

Pier column replacement nightime Credit: Hastings Borough Council

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