Cafe Scientifique – Pier Review: What does the future hold for British Seaside Piers? Dr Anya Chapman, Bournemouth University

Café Boscanova 650 Christchurch Road, Boscombe

Victorian seaside pleasure piers are unique to the British coast, but this part of the country’s heritage is under threat. In the early 20th century nearly 100 piers graced the UK coastline, now almost half have gone. Come and gain an insight into the past, present & future of seaside pleasure piers.