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Lifted from Plymouth Old Pictures group. Question was asked what year with a response of 1920's

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Freathy wrote:
Typical Plymouth having a tiny pier.  Obviously everything was done on the cheap back then also.  


PCC should really look at building a new pier perhaps similar to the ones in Weston-Super-Mare , Eastbourne, Bournemouth et al.  I am sure it would bring in a decent cash flow.

By all accounts the pier in Weston-Super-Mare held concerts by certain stars and bands before Covid-19 struck.
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As far as I'm aware. This is the only picture out there of someone actually standing on the temporary suspension bridge built for local traffic, farmers and construction workers prior to the flooding of the valley and the building of Burrator reservoir commencing. Note Sheepstor in the background and fields or open moorland to the left of the bridge railings - which is now obviously water!

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A rare one indeed.

Concorde flying up the Hamoaze during an air show in, what I would hazard a guess at sometime in the 80's

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Freathy wrote:
Typical Plymouth having a tiny pier.  Obviously everything was done on the cheap back then also.  

Much bigger and it would encroach on the main channel into Devonport.

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VillageGreen wrote:
Freathy wrote:
Typical Plymouth having a tiny pier.  Obviously everything was done on the cheap back then also.  


PCC should really look at building a new pier perhaps similar to the ones in Weston-Super-Mare , Eastbourne, Bournemouth et al.  I am sure it would bring in a decent cash flow.

By all accounts the pier in Weston-Super-Mare held concerts by certain stars and bands before Covid-19 struck.

Big enough to take Cruise ships.

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