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Background imageSeaside Collection: Sheringham DP219043

Sheringham DP219043
East Promenade, Sheringham, North Norfolk. Bathing huts on East Promenade, from the west, August 2017

Background imageSeaside Collection: Cricket on Filey beach WSA01_01_G0584

Cricket on Filey beach WSA01_01_G0584
Filey, North Yorkshire. Children playing cricket on the beach, with two bathing tents in the background. Photographed for the Walter Scott postcard company in 1930

Background imageSeaside Collection: Morecambe Sailing Club race watch tower DP175085

Morecambe Sailing Club race watch tower DP175085
Morecambe Sailing Club race watch tower, intertidal zone, seafront, Morecambe Bay, Lancashire. General view with Cumbrian hills beyond

Background imageSeaside Collection: Morecambe seafront WSA01_01_07983

Morecambe seafront WSA01_01_07983
Marine Road West, West End, Morecambe, Lancashire. The West End seafront from the south, with cars and a bus in the foreground. Walter Scott

Background imageSeaside Collection: Man and woman looking out to sea OP04504

Man and woman looking out to sea OP04504
View of a man and woman standing at railings looking out to sea, silhouetted against a low sun and clouds. Date range 1950s - 1960s. Photograph by John Gay

Background imageSeaside Collection: Ferris wheel JLP01_08_021563

Ferris wheel JLP01_08_021563
SKEGNESS, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE. A man and a child on a Ferris wheel during a Laing staff trip to Skegness. In 1947, after a seven year break

Background imageSeaside Collection: Lighthouse DP248862

Lighthouse DP248862
Dovercourt Lighthouses and Causeway, Marine Parade, Harwich, Tendring, Essex. General view of the outer lighthouse from the north-west, with stormy sky above and two lightning flashes behind

Background imageSeaside Collection: Seafront railings DP217973

Seafront railings DP217973
Carlisle Parade, Hastings, East Sussex. Seafront railings, view from the north west

Background imageSeaside Collection: Clock Tower Court EFC01_01_05_015_20920

Clock Tower Court EFC01_01_05_015_20920
Clock Tower Court, Park Avenue, Bexhill on Sea, Bexhill-on-Sea, Rother, East Sussex. The south facade of Clock Tower Court, showing flats 1-9 and the projecting balconies

Background imageSeaside Collection: Weymouth Harbour JLP01_07_016_007

Weymouth Harbour JLP01_07_016_007
WEYMOUTH, WEYMOUTH AND PORTLAND, DORSET. A view from the east looking towards Weymouth Pavilion and seafront, with cranes lining Weymouth Harbour on the left

Background imageSeaside Collection: On the beach JLP01_08_021246a

On the beach JLP01_08_021246a
LLANDUDNO, CONWY, WALES. Hilda Laing on the beach at Llandudno during a Laing staff trip. In 1947, after a seven year break, Laing had resurrected their Area Outings for staff and their families

Background imageSeaside Collection: Birnbeck Pier DP218682

Birnbeck Pier DP218682
Birnbeck Island, Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset. General view looking south-east along the pier, showing its derelict walkway and decaying timbers

Background imageSeaside Collection: Birnbeck Pier DP218547

Birnbeck Pier DP218547
Birnbeck Pier, Birnbeck Island, Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset. General view of the derelict pier shrouded in mist at low tide, from the east, 2018

Background imageSeaside Collection: Tenby Harbour BAR03_01_562

Tenby Harbour BAR03_01_562
TENBY HARBOUR, TENBY, PEMBROKESHIRE, WALES. Tenby Harbour at low tide, in which boats are beached, with Castle Hill and colourfully painted houses on Bridge Street and Pier Hill

Background imageSeaside Collection: Mending lobster pots DIX02_01_022

Mending lobster pots DIX02_01_022
SEATON GARTH, STAITHES, HINDERWELL, SCARBOROUGH, NORTH YORKSHIRE. A man mending lobster pots on the beach beside Seaton Garth at Staithes with Cowbar Nab in the background. Photographed in the 1930s

Background imageSeaside Collection: Falmouth Harbour a087104

Falmouth Harbour a087104
Falmouth, Falmouth Harbour, Cornwall, 1950-57. A view through the window of a chandler's shop, overlooking Falmouth Harbour

Background imageSeaside Collection: Stormy weather DP277417

Stormy weather DP277417
The Cobb, Cobb, Lyme Regis, Dorset. General view showing the end of the Cobb being battered by waves during Storm Franklin, in February 2022. View from west

Background imageSeaside Collection: Seaford Promenade JHB01_01_04

Seaford Promenade JHB01_01_04
Seaford Promenade, Seaford, Lewes, East Sussex. A view along Seaford promenade, with Seaford head visible in the distance

Background imageSeaside Collection: The Crow Stone DP300738

The Crow Stone DP300738
The Crow Stone, Chalkwell Beach, Leigh-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, Essex. General view looking south across the River Thames towards the Crow Stone obelisk, with a giant hare sculpture

Background imageSeaside Collection: Semi-detached houses EFC01_01_05_029_29586

Semi-detached houses EFC01_01_05_029_29586
Craigmore, Woodlands, Combe Martin, Combe Martin, North Devon, Devon. The front elevation of the Edwardian semi-detached houses known as Craigmore and Ellesmere, viewed from Woodlands

Background imageSeaside Collection: Tinside Lido EFC1_01_03_127_56367

Tinside Lido EFC1_01_03_127_56367
Tinside Lido, Hoe Road, City of Plymouth, Devon England, UK. A view looking south-west out to sea over Tinside Lido to Plymouth Sound. Open air public swimming pool opened 1935 architect S.Wibberley

Background imageSeaside Collection: Swooping seagulls DP174875

Swooping seagulls DP174875
Manchester Square, Blackpool, Lancashire. A group of tourists being harassed by swooping seagulls

Background imageSeaside Collection: Life preserver JLP01_07_016_011

Life preserver JLP01_07_016_011
WEYMOUTH, WEYMOUTH AND PORTLAND, DORSET. A view looking in a north-westerly direction from near the entrance to Weymouth Harbour, showing a lifebuoy in the foreground hanging from quayside railings

Background imageSeaside Collection: Railings JLP01_07_016_015

Railings JLP01_07_016_015
WEYMOUTH, WEYMOUTH AND PORTLAND, DORSET. A view from the Pier Bandstand in Weymouth, looking north over railings towards Brunswick Terrace and Greenhill beach

Background imageSeaside Collection: Fishing from the quay JLP01_07_016_009

Fishing from the quay JLP01_07_016_009
WEYMOUTH, WEYMOUTH AND PORTLAND, DORSET. Looking down at a man fishing from the quayside at Weymouth Harbour. This photograph was taken during a Laing staff outing to Weymouth

Background imageSeaside Collection: Ferris wheel JLP01_08_021567

Ferris wheel JLP01_08_021567
SKEGNESS, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE. A couple riding on a Ferris wheel during a Laing staff trip to Skegness. In 1947, after a seven year break

Background imageSeaside Collection: Start them early JLP01_08_000242

Start them early JLP01_08_000242
SKEGNESS, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE. A Laing worker helping a small child build a sandcastle on the beach, during a staff outing to Skegness

Background imageSeaside Collection: Paddling JLP01_08_021236

Paddling JLP01_08_021236
LLANDUDNO, CONWY, WALES. A man holding the hand of a toddler on the beach during a Laing staff trip to Llandudno. In 1947, after a seven year break

Background imageSeaside Collection: Cricket on the beach JLP01_08_001074

Cricket on the beach JLP01_08_001074
MINEHEAD, WEST SOMERSET. A group of people playing cricket on the beach, with a young boy as batsman, during a Laing staff outing to Minehead

Background imageSeaside Collection: Cart ride JLP01_08_046458

Cart ride JLP01_08_046458
Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. A man with two girls in a horse-drawn cart on the promenade at Gorleston-on-Sea, during a day trip to Great Yarmouth for Laing staff and families

Background imageSeaside Collection: Breathe in that sea air JLP01_08_021440

Breathe in that sea air JLP01_08_021440
Ilfracombe, North Devon. A side view of a man, women and children posed on a beach, with boats in the water beyond, during a Laing staff trip to Ilfracombe in June 1954

Background imageSeaside Collection: Train ride JLP01_08_021679

Train ride JLP01_08_021679
Felixstowe, Suffolk. A man and girl riding a miniature train engine during a Laing staff trip to Felixstowe. This image was catalogued as part of the Breaking New Ground Project in partnership with

Background imageSeaside Collection: Pedalo JLP01_08_021676

Pedalo JLP01_08_021676
Felixstowe, Suffolk. A couple on a pedalo in the sea during a Laing staff trip to Felixstowe. In 1947, after a seven year break, Laing had resurrected their Area Outings for staff and their families

Background imageSeaside Collection: Day trippers JLP01_08_021667

Day trippers JLP01_08_021667
Felixstowe, Suffolk. Men and women sitting on a wall beside a gravel beach at Felixstowe during a Laing staff trip. In 1947, after a seven year break

Background imageSeaside Collection: Candy floss JLP01_08_046479a

Candy floss JLP01_08_046479a
ABERYSTWYTH, WALES. Two young children holding candyfloss, standing beside a Walls ice cream kiosk on the promenade at Aberystwyth, during a day trip for Laing staff and families

Background imageSeaside Collection: Bournemouth beach JLP01_08_008878

Bournemouth beach JLP01_08_008878
BOURNEMOUTH, DORSET. A group of women seated in deckchairs with ice creams on the beach, during a staff outing of Laings London office to Bournemouth

Background imageSeaside Collection: Bournemouth beach JLP01_08_008865

Bournemouth beach JLP01_08_008865
BOURNEMOUTH, DORSET. A portrait of a group of people on the beach during a staff outing of Laings London office to Bournemouth

Background imageSeaside Collection: Dozing JLP01_08_008860

Dozing JLP01_08_008860
BOURNEMOUTH, DORSET. A couple dozing in deckchairs during a staff outing of Laings London office to Bournemouth. This image was catalogued as part of the Breaking New Ground Project in partnership

Background imageSeaside Collection: Bournemouth beach JLP01_08_008855

Bournemouth beach JLP01_08_008855
BOURNEMOUTH, DORSET. A man and three children at the shoreline on a beach in Bournemouth, during a staff outing of Laings London office

Background imageSeaside Collection: Bournemouth beach JLP01_08_008847

Bournemouth beach JLP01_08_008847
BOURNEMOUTH, DORSET. Children playing on the beach as a group of adults on deckchairs supervise, during a staff outing of Laings London office to Bournemouth

Background imageSeaside Collection: Torquay 33207_028

Torquay 33207_028
Torquay, Devon. Funfair on Torre Abbey Meadows, 2016

Background imageSeaside Collection: Lighthouse DP248875

Lighthouse DP248875
Dovercourt Lighthouses and Causeway, Marine Parade, Harwich, Tendring, Essex. General view looking south towards the outer lighthouse at twilight, with a groyne in the foreground

Background imageSeaside Collection: Saltburn-by-the-Sea 28907_029

Saltburn-by-the-Sea 28907_029
The former Zetland Hotel, Saltburn, Redcar and Cleveland, 2016. NZ6621

Background imageSeaside Collection: Bournemouth Beach JLP01_08_046387

Bournemouth Beach JLP01_08_046387
BOURNEMOUTH. A young child on the beach with her legs buried in the sand, taken during a Laing staff outing to Bournemouth

Background imageSeaside Collection: Bournemouth Beach JLP01_08_008856

Bournemouth Beach JLP01_08_008856
BOURNEMOUTH. Children playing on the beach and adults relaxing on deckchairs during a staff outing of the Laing London office to Bournemouth

Background imageSeaside Collection: Weymouth 29827_015

Weymouth 29827_015
Weymouth, Dorset, 2016. The marina, harbour and town. SY6778

Background imageSeaside Collection: Weymouth 29827_014

Weymouth 29827_014
Weymouth, Dorset, 2016. The town, marina and harbour. SY6779

Background imageSeaside Collection: Weymouth 29827_011

Weymouth 29827_011
Weymouth, Dorset, 2016. The seaside town of Weymouth, from the south east, looking towards Chesil Beach. SY6879



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