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The West Pier in the snow

This dramatic picture of Brighton's West Pier covered in snow by Toby Smith has just been awarded silver in the 152nd International Print Exhibition Awards hosted by the Royal Photographic Society.

12.08pm Monday 6th April 2009

Glory days

This picture from the Argus' archive shows the West Pier long before it was ravaged by fire

12.08pm Monday 6th April 2009

The West Pier in Pictures

The West Pier in 1991

9.39am Wednesday 5th February 2014

At dawn

The sun rises over the pier

12.08pm Monday 6th April 2009

At dusk

The pier looks peaceful as the last of the sun's rays disappear

12.08pm Monday 6th April 2009

The West Pier in Pictures

Prince Charles visits the West Pier in 1999

10.01am Wednesday 5th February 2014

The West Pier in Pictures

The pier provided an attractive backdrop for the revellers who slept among the rubbish after Fat Boy Slim's second Beach Party in 2002.

12.08pm Monday 6th April 2009

Going, going

After years of neglect, the pier finally starts to fall into the sea

12.08pm Monday 6th April 2009

Collapse

The centre section fell into the sea during bad weather

12.08pm Monday 6th April 2009

The decline begins

The West Pier tilts over at a severe angle in this picture taken in January 2003. It has been disappearing into the sea since the storms at the end of 2002.

12.08pm Monday 6th April 2009

Silhouette

This picture, taken just a few weeks before the fire took hold, shows the pier framed by two street lamps in the late afternoon winter sun

12.08pm Monday 6th April 2009

Disaster strikes again

The flames tear through the Grade I listed building in 2003

12.08pm Monday 6th April 2009

Birds flee

As the fire takes hold of the pier, flocks of birds fled the structure

12.08pm Monday 6th April 2009

Sunset

The framework of the ravaged pier with the sun setting in the background

12.08pm Monday 6th April 2009

Sunset 2

Another spectacular sunset with the remains of the pier in the foreground

12.08pm Monday 6th April 2009

The West Pier in Pictures

Since the fire, the pier has become famous as a roosting place for flocks of starlings

12.08pm Monday 6th April 2009

All that's left

Brighton amateur photographer Alixzandra Arts took this photograph of the pier in the sunshine six weeks ago

2.13pm Monday 6th April 2009

The West Pier in Pictures

Brighton magazine editor Tony Davenport took this picture of people clambering over the wreck as the sun sets

2.15pm Monday 6th April 2009

Wrecked

Another of Brighton magazine editor Tony Davenport's pictures of the pier

2.15pm Monday 6th April 2009

Reflective

The pier provides a stunning backdrop for the sun's reflection across the low-tide sea in Tony Davenport's final picture

2.15pm Monday 6th April 2009

The West Pier in Pictures

This picture owas taken by f starlings over the pier was taken by Will Flewett

4.45pm Tuesday 7th April 2009

The West Pier in Pictures

This picture was taken by Brighton resident Delia Ives in February 2003.

6.38pm Tuesday 7th April 2009

Brighton memento

Marilyn Tringali, who now lives in Phoenix, Arizona, took this picture of the pier when visiting family in May last year. She now keeps it on her desktop to remind her of home.

4.13pm Wednesday 8th April 2009

The West Pier in Pictures

This picture of the pier at low tide by Ross Milne shows the roof of the fire-ravaged section in close-up.

4.13pm Wednesday 8th April 2009

Let it snow

A more conventional picture of the pier in the snow, from Dave Ireland.

4.16pm Wednesday 8th April 2009

The West Pier in Pictures

This dramatic picture of Brighton's West Pier covered in snow by Toby Smith has just been awarded silver in the 152nd International Print Exhibition Awards hosted by the Royal Photographic Society. Mr Smith used an unusually long exposure time of four min

2.17pm Thursday 28th October 2010

The West Pier in Pictures

This dramatic picture of Brighton's West Pier covered in snow by Toby Smith has just been awarded silver in the 152nd International Print Exhibition Awards hosted by the Royal Photographic Society. Mr Smith used an unusually long exposure time of four min

2.59pm Thursday 28th October 2010

The West Pier in Pictures

A large chunk of the pier collapsed on Wednesday, February 5, 2014

9.55am Wednesday 5th February 2014

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