Posted by on 16 May 2011 in General, Postcard Poser, Record Collections

Can you guess the location of this month’s postcard poser? It may look easy at first glance but there’s a twist, can you spot what it is?

For those who are new to this feature on our blog, every month we share a postcard-style photo taken somewhere in the UK. It could be a particular property, a famous landmark, or just a view of the town centre. All you have to do is tell us where the photo was taken in the comments section below. Postcard Poser May

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Mark day-Thomas 

Brighton !

16 May 2011 at 3:22 pm
Barry gavin 

Blackpool Pier

16 May 2011 at 3:24 pm

its brighton west pier

16 May 2011 at 3:26 pm

I think its Southend pier!

16 May 2011 at 3:27 pm
~Dianne Primett 

I think its Brighton

16 May 2011 at 3:30 pm
Garry Miller 

Blackpool before the Tower?

16 May 2011 at 3:33 pm
Debra Sabri 

Eastbourne Pier.

16 May 2011 at 3:36 pm
Jenny Donnison 


16 May 2011 at 3:42 pm
Tina Hills 


16 May 2011 at 3:44 pm
Joanna Scott 

Brighton seafront from Brighton Pier

16 May 2011 at 3:51 pm
adrian day 


16 May 2011 at 4:01 pm
Rowena Riley 

Brighton West Pier, twist is before the pier was destroyed and not many photos of the pier

16 May 2011 at 4:09 pm

Blackpool Central Pier

16 May 2011 at 4:35 pm

looks like brighton to me

16 May 2011 at 4:35 pm
Faith Jones 

Brighton West Pier

16 May 2011 at 4:41 pm
Julia Gander 

I think it is Brighton’s West Pier, it was destroyed a few years ago.

16 May 2011 at 4:49 pm
Christine Hughes 


16 May 2011 at 4:51 pm

I think we are all agreed it’s a pier

16 May 2011 at 5:08 pm

Thanks for taking part everyone! It is indeed Brighton’s old West Pier, taken back in it’s heyday. Unfortunately the pier fell in to disrepair and was closed in the 1970’s, then finally destroyed by fire in 2003 before a long campaigned-for restoration project had begun.

Read more about the history of the west pier here.

16 May 2011 at 5:13 pm
Paula Lord 

Brighton pier

16 May 2011 at 7:04 pm
Nan Vincent 

This is taken from the end of the Brighton Pier, Brighton,West Sussex in the years between 1885 and 1900. Classic shot.

16 May 2011 at 10:43 pm
karen rickett 

i think it is southend pier

17 May 2011 at 9:13 pm
Len E B 

I would like to complain about the choice of picture for this competition. I regularly enter these type of things and this was far too easy.

Can we have a better selection next time please?

Perhaps somewhere like Cambridge, which is a far better place than Brighton.

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