Hastings Pier

AT ITS HEART IS AN ELEGANT TIMBER CONCERTINA STRUCTURE FOR EVENTS AND SHELTER. THE NEW PIER IS AN OPEN, FLEXIBLE AND GENEROUSLY PUBLIC PROJECT.

Edwin Heathcote, Financial Times, 2017

A vibrant public space with a palpable sense of ownership. This collaboration has been between the community, the Council, the engineers and the architect and it is the architect’s vision which has been vital throughout to steer the process.

RIBA AWARDS, 2017

At once public, playful and practical.

ROWAN MOORE, The Observer, 2017

Every time I look at the decking, it lifts my heart because the workmanship is just fabulous. Not a screw is more than 1mm out of line.

GERVAIS SAWYER, Wood Consultant, 2017

Partly crowdfunded by a local campaign - a powerfully stark platform over the water that allows you to inhale the sea breeze and take in the view.

OLIVER WAINWRIGHT, The Guardian, 2017

the town has never looked better.

JONATHAN MORRISON, The Times, 2016