New! – Worthing Pier Photo Galleries

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Every picture tells a story

How has Worthing Pier changed over the past 150 years?

Young People

Then and Now – 1908 Children’s Carnival (left) 2015 Worthing Youth Council members on the Pier with the Time Capsule (right)

The six photo galleries on this website record the history of Worthing Pier from when it opened in 1862 to the present day. The images contained in each section record how the Pier has changed in appearance and wide range of events it has hosted over the years.

Worthing Pier Photo Galleries

1862 – 1901         The Victorian Era

1901 – 1918         The Edwardian Era and World War I

1919 – 1939         The Inter War Years

1940’s – 1950’s – World War II and The Post War Years

1960’s, 70’s and 80’s – In our life time

2000 onwards – The Present Day

Worthing Youth Council would like to express their thanks to Worthing Library and West Sussex County Council for permitting us to use images from their West Sussex Past Pictures collections on this website.

Please can you help? Do you own any photographs, postcards or drawings of the pier? If the answer is “yes” and you would like to display and share these with others on this website please contact:

E-mail: or post a message on our contact page.

Phil BracegirdleNew! – Worthing Pier Photo Galleries

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