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Today, in 2019, there are still plans to restore parts of it and even open a new pier in the original location. But all these plans were seen to be unrealistic by the West Pier Trust. But you can still go to the beach and sit between the last columns of the pier and watch the burnt down ruins of the West Pier in the distance. They don’t look that far, but, at the same time, they feel like they are a million miles away.

The Ruined West Pier in Brighton

When you visit the beach in Brighton, you are going to see the famous Palace Pier and the ruins of the West Pier. The West Pier looks like a memorial to the glory days of pleasure piers in the United Kingdom. The burnt down pier remains at sea without any connection to the Brighton beach, still so close to anyone that goes there.
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