But over the summer Piers
and his co-host Susanna Reidhave enjoyed some time off- to the sadness of some of the show's viewers.
PEOPLE who defecate on South Shields Pier
have been ordered to stop.
He's not drinking, he's not having any caffeine," Piers
Aesthetically, the piers
embody the great Victorian tradition of total novelty and wistful nostalgia.
For years what remained of the pier
seemed to be a bit of a local embarrassment and most of the old pier
was gradually hidden behind ugly, modern panels.
CLEETHORPES The pier
pavilion in 1955, left, was not the original 1873 structure.
The 2-dimensional frame system shown in Figure 2(a) represents a typical arrangement of two piers
and their associated pier
Most of the fishing piers
have bait and tackle shops that also rent fishing rods and equipment.
was built in 1873, it suffered numerous mishaps with ship collisions, fires, deliberate breaching in the Second World War, damage by a mine explosion and storm damage before finally being demolished in 1981.
dominate their local environment and people have an emotional connection to them." Piers
, with their theatres, sideshows and funfairs, boomed from late Victorian times and were a highlight of seaside towns all around Britain.
Holidaymakers could retreat to the pier
in bad weather, with many comparatively cheap attractions keeping families occupied for hours.
One tweeted: "#pleasenotthem I would seriously love to visit Piers
The people behind some of the best known piers
in Wales say a yearning to recapture traditional days out by the sea is behind the latest surge in crowds.
is on the verge of being sold with hopes a deal could be announced this week.
The recent refurbishment of the pavilion at the gateway to the pier
has added to its glory, drawing people back to take a stroll along the promenade and on to what is one of only two surviving pleasure piers
in South Wales, the other being Mumbles.