Grand Pier Weston

By Glostopcat  
A view of the newly refurbished Grand Pier at Weston-Super-Mare in Somerset, taken from the promenade in spring last year.

Tags: Architecture Somerset Landscape and travel Weston-super-mare Grand pier

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13 Jan 2013 10:51AM
This looks like a great place to visit Ed ! I also like the clouds !!

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7 1 13 Scotland
13 Jan 2013 11:02AM
That's quite some pier! Love that sky. Don't think we have anything remotely like this pier on our side of the border. Sort of explains why various comedians/artists refer to "playing on the pier" which in Scotland would make me think they were buskers!!

RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
13 Jan 2013 11:30AM
As I said yesterday it's good to see the reconstruction that has taken place, and that the buildings look so clean and pristine.
Nice shot of the whole structure, Ed.
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 11:39AM
A bright and sunny, warm and inviting image Ed, can we have more of the same please, it is beginning to snow again.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
CarolG Plus
10 199 19 Greece
13 Jan 2013 11:56AM
An excellent composition, Ed, good to see it 'whole' again Smile Carol
Paul_cats Plus
11 61 22 Scotland
13 Jan 2013 12:37PM
I fine take of this restoration. Those cumulus clouds in the bg are the finishing touches.
13 Jan 2013 12:41PM
Long time since I was in Weston Ed, super image,
13 Jan 2013 12:51PM
Superb image
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
13 Jan 2013 12:53PM
EXCELLENT view you've got here, Ed, and what a great sky to go with it!

rayme330 5 17 1 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 1:06PM
Lovely shot Ed topped with a great sky.

Wonderful composition.
Irishkate Plus
6 38 104 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 1:33PM
Lovely refurbished pier but I do think the signs could be less garish.
Maybe that's how people expect sea resorts to look?
13 Jan 2013 1:59PM
Fascinating combination of building and sky. A
Bob_V Plus
9 1 2 United States
13 Jan 2013 4:09PM
What a great composition Ed, such a wonderful sky.
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
13 Jan 2013 4:41PM
Exposed and composed with perfection Ed.


13 Jan 2013 5:18PM
Good exposure here Ed and good to see it back up & running again! Lou
13 Jan 2013 6:05PM
The blue sky and the white clouds and building make a fine image.
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 6:44PM
A lovely seaside image, beautifully captured.
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 7:52PM
Top drawer Ed
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
13 Jan 2013 7:53PM
Fine shot of the pier/ promenade.
Lovely image. Don
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
13 Jan 2013 8:36PM
They made a good of it Ed - so did you.Wink
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
13 Jan 2013 9:20PM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed
JimV Plus
10 6 3 Canada
14 Jan 2013 5:12AM
A fine shot of it Ed! Is the pier shorter now? I had the impression it was longer when I saw it on fire on TV.
Rgds., Jim
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
14 Jan 2013 8:51AM
No it is the same length Jim, the angle of shot may give you the impression that it is shorter
TerryMcK Plus
8 71 2 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 12:06PM
Just catching up with a few of your recdent excellent pictures, Ed. As usual, a well-taken, varied & interesting collection.
Tibetan 4 3 England
16 Jan 2013 7:59AM
Like piers Ed, being at sea without sailing lol. people have always been fascinated by them since Victorian times, nice one like it looks nicely refurbished, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
16 Jan 2013 4:33PM
nice image... very nice
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
18 Jan 2013 4:27PM
it is a fine composition with those two diagonals!

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