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5 Images for the week – St Anne’s Pier

St Anne's Pier   St Anne's-n-the-Sea, Lancashire Nigel Borrington

St Anne’s Pier
St Anne’s-n-the-Sea, Lancashire
Nigel Borrington

St Anne’s Pier is a Victorian era pleasure pier in the English seaside resort of St Anne’s-on-the-Sea, Lancashire. It lies on the estuary of the River Ribble. The pier, designed by A. Dowson, was completed in 1885 and was one of the earliest public buildings in St Anne’s, a 19th-century planned town.

The pier was originally intended to be a sedate promenading venue for the resort’s visitors, but attractions were later added. Changes made to the estuary channels to improve access to Preston Dock left the pier on dry land and ended its steamer services to Blackpool and Liverpool.

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4 responses

  1. Such luscious color!

    September 22, 2015 at 4:05 pm

    • Hello Ali πŸ™‚

      πŸ™‚ , Yes and I have a feeling that they have changed many times over the years πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      September 22, 2015 at 4:38 pm

  2. Perfect image Nigel – the lines, and the colours in the sky. Great photo.

    September 22, 2015 at 10:22 pm

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