In King George IV had the Royal Pavilion built to entertain fashionable Regency society. Today, Brighton’s most famous landmark displays the Indian architecture and Chinese interiors that John Nash used to give the Pavilion its unique identity.
The West Pier, Brighton, built in 1866 by Eugenius Birch, closed since Caught fire in Firefighters were unable to save the building because the collapsed walkway prevented them from reaching it. High winds caused the middle of the pier to collapse in June
England Travel Inspiration - Brighton pavilion spires: The Royal Pavilion is a former royal residence. It is often referred to as the Brighton Pavilion and was built by the British in the Indo-Saracenic style prevalent in India for most of the century
In May 1997 tours of Brighton’s famous West Pier were held as part of Brighton Festival. Here history writer Peter Chrisp shares his photos and memories of the pier as it stood then, before it was destroyed by fire in