Hastings Pier wins Riba Stirling prize

Following the 2010 fire and a multi-million pound redevelopment, Hastings Pier has won a prestigious architecture award. The Royal Institute of British Architects (Riba) president, Ben Derbyshire described the pier as ‘stunning, flexible’ and a ‘masterpiece of regeneration’. 

The project involved finding 3,000 shareholders who each bought £100 stakes in the pier known as ‘adopt a plank’. Read more.

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