Brighton's Palace Pier celebrates 110 years

  • The Argus: A full moon shines down on Brighton seafront over the Palace Pier. August 2009
  • The Argus: Mayor of Brighton James Ewart leading the inauguaral ceremony of striking the first pile to mark the beginning of the building of Brighton's Palace Pier on November 7, 1891. Picture by Jim Holden.
  • The Argus: One of the most famous and best-loved landmarks in Sussex today celebrates its 110th anniversary.
The Palace Pier in Brighton opened to the public in 1899 and has held a special place in the hearts of residents and visitors since.
  • The Argus: Heavy seas crash onto Brighton seafront by The Palace Pier during storms. November 1984.
  • The Argus: Homeless people sleeping rough under the Palace Pier in 1963.
  • The Argus: Mods and rockers on Brighton Seafront during May 1964.
  • The Argus: Matthew Hampton, 5, looks up in awe at the new monster attraction on Brighton's Palace Pier. Frankenstein's creation will greet passengers on the pier's ghost train. June 1989.
  • The Argus: Oh I do like to be beside the seaside - A couple of pensioners enjoy ice creams with a clown on The Palace Pier, July 1990.
  • The Argus: Michael Stevens and his wife Valerie from Preston Park in Brighton enjoy the weather and reading their favourite newspaper on a visit to Palace Pier on Good Friday, 2002.
  • The Argus: The Palace Pier up in flames as the ghost train catches fire. Picture by Aaron St Clair.
  • The Argus: The Palace Pier on fire, Feburary 2003. Picture by Nigel Bowles.
  • The Argus: The helter skelter stands aloft from the smouldering wreckage from last nights blaze on the Palace Pier. February 2003.
  • The Argus: Fire damage to the Palace Pier beside the helter skelter this morning after last night's blaze. February 2003.
  • The Argus: The sun sets over Brighton's Palace Pier on New Year's Day 2004.
  • The Argus: The amusements at the end of Palace Pier at sunset. March 2006.
  • The Argus: A view across Brighton city centre showing the Palace Pier taken from level 10 of the new Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital in Brighton. June 2007.
  • The Argus: Large waves crash over the groyne beside the Palace Pier in Brighton today as storms battered the Sussex coast. March 2008.
  • The Argus: Snow on the Palace Pier in Brighton on April 6, 2008.
  • The Argus: Thousands of starlings take to the sky above Brighton Pier during sunset. November 2008.
  • The Argus: Christmas Day swim in the sea next to the Palace Pier Liz Finlayson 2008.
  • The Argus: Palace Pier lit up at dusk. May 2009.
  • The Argus: Jo Brooksban cycled around the Palace Pier ... underwater in June, 2009.

One of the most famous and best-loved landmarks in Sussex today celebrates its 110th anniversary. The Palace Pier in Brighton opened to the public in 1899 and has held a special place in the hearts of residents and visitors since.

Brighton's Palace Pier celebrates 110 years

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