Buyers alert as Brighton pier goes on sale
Thursday 30 June 2011
One of Britain's most famous seaside attractions, Brighton Pier, has been put up for sale. Its owner, Noble Group, has not revealed a guide price for the Grade II-listed landmark but GVA Humberts Leisure, handling its sale, said "strong interest" from potential buyers has already been generated.
Noble, which has owned the structure since 1984, has invested £35m into the 112-year-old pier, also known as the Palace Pier. The West Pier in Brighton was destroyed by fire in 2003.
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