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This selection of vintage photographs shows some of our finest piers in their heyday, recalling their glory days when seaside piers were at the heart of the traditional British family holiday.

Memories of Saltburn-By-The-Sea

I worked here from 1963 until 1967 as an apprentice chef, it was quite grand then. Does any one reading this know of anyone else who worked there between these years? There were two managers in my time Irwin and Lyons, a barman called Luigi, a head waiter called Victor. The head chef for part of that time was André Lys. I'd be pleased to hear from anyone. Malcolm

We used to call this "The house that Jack built", when we used to play here as children during the early 1960s!

I must have been about 7 years of age or even a bit younger when my mother brought me to stay in a chalet on the cliff edge, just alongside the Ship Inn. I played on the banks behind the Ship Inn and on Cat Nab and spent some really happy days in Saltburn. I remember still the sound of the sea (...Read full memory)

On this photograph there is a little 'bump' on the horizon just below Warsett.  That 'bump'  is 3 railway cottages and my Dad lived in No. l with his parents and brother and sister around 1912 - 13ish when he was school age.  He went to Brotton School where he met my mum.  My grandad had the Signal Box at (...Read full memory)

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