SEARCH
 

Clacton Pier

Clacton on Sea, Essex, UK

Description

Clacton Pier, Clacton on Sea, Essex

The Pier at Clacton-on-Sea was opened on 27 July 1871. A wooden structure 160 yards (150 m) in length and 4 yards (3.7 m) wide. Initially built as a landing stage for goods and passengers, and from when it opened Steamships operated by the Woolwich Steam Packet Company which docked at the pier. By the 1890s Clacton was becoming a popular destination due to its easy reach from London for day trippers and in 1893 the pier was lengthened to 1180 ft (360m), and entertainment facilities including a pavilion and a waiting room were added.


Your map is loading.

Use your mouse to move around the map of Clacton Pier

Add this location to your Bucket

Notes: 
×

 

UK Beaches phone 01442 781091
UK Beaches email info@ukbeaches.guide

©2016 UK Beaches Guide
All rights reserved

Some content licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.