Britannia pier

Britannia pier, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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  • Britannia pier is one of the two piers at Great Yarmouth. Positioned towards the northern end of the resort in the 1850s. The original wooden structure, designed by A W Morant, was a simple structure 700ft (212m) in length and approached through ornate wrought iron gates hung between two rather bland oblong buildings.

    The Britannia Pier was damaged by the ‘James & Jessie’ Schooner and a storm in 1868. these events resulted in a shorter pier.

    At the end of 1900 the original wooden pier was demolished. A new 810ft (245m) wood and steel pier was opened for public use in 1901. Over the years the pier has had many fires. The grand pavilion was to become the first victim, destroyed in a blaze only seven years after opening. A second pavilion was built, opening a year later in 1910, but this was again destroyed in a blaze in 1914. Within three months a third pavilion was built.

    The current day Pier offers all of the amusements that you would expect in a popular seaside town, including amusement arcades, restaurant, bars, funfair and theatre.

  • Britannia pier Weather Forecast

    Light rain on Monday and Tuesday, with temperatures peaking at 23°C on Saturday.

    Today's Forecast
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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       0%  2%   4 mph
      4:44 am    8:58 pm
    Friday, May 26th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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       0%  0%   11 mph
      4:42 am    9:00 pm

    Saturday, May 27th
     Partly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
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       2%  19%   12 mph
      4:41 am    9:01 pm
    Sunday, May 28th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    22
       0%  46%   3 mph
      4:40 am    9:02 pm

    Monday, May 29th
     Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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       60%  55%   9 mph
      4:39 am    9:04 pm
    Tuesday, May 30th
     Light rain in the morning and evening.
     
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    21
       53%  92%   3 mph
      4:38 am    9:05 pm

    Wednesday, May 31st
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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       0%  11%   4 mph
      4:37 am    9:06 pm
    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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       0%  0%   6 mph
      4:37 am    9:07 pm

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