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Boscombe Pier, Boscombe, Dorset: the main entrance to the 'neck' with kiosks

RIBA Ref No RIBA138078
Architect/DesignerBournemouth. Borough Engineers Department
Trinity Architecture
Artist/PhotographerValinsky, David
CountryUK: England
CityBoscombe
Subject Date1960
Image Date2020
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceDavid Valinsky 20200526 Boscombe Bournemouth Boscombe Pier-4
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoColour
CreditDavid Valinsky / RIBA Collections
SubjectSeaside architecture ; Piers ; Entrances ; Lettering
NOTES: The original pier dates from 1889, but was remodelled in 1927-1928 and subsequently repaired after war damage. In 1958-1960 this neck entrance was built, demonstrating a boomerang-shaped plan, with two kiosks either side of the main entrance, toilets behind and shelters at either end, seen here with sweeping canopies. In 2010 the pier was refurbished and restored by Trinity Architecture.
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