WPW040145 WALES (1932). View of Rhyl showing promenade, pier, bandstand, pleasure gardens and open air swimming pool, oblique aerial view. 5"x4" black and white glass plate negative.

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Details

Title [WPW040145] View of Rhyl showing promenade, pier, bandstand, pleasure gardens and open air swimming pool, oblique aerial view. 5"x4" black and white glass plate negative.
Reference WPW040145
Date 1932
Link Coflein Archive Item 6369716
Place name
Parish
District
Country WALES
Easting / Northing 300865, 381430
Longitude / Latitude -3.4884193458625, 53.320230803048
National Grid Reference SJ009814

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Monday 10th of October 2016 05:16:45 PM
Aquarium Street

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Monday 10th of October 2016 05:13:22 PM
Lifeboat station

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Monday 10th of October 2016 05:12:19 PM

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Monday 10th of October 2016 05:09:50 PM
The Gaiety Theatre, also known as Amphitheatre

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Monday 10th of October 2016 05:08:18 PM
Rhyl open air events arena was built about here.

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Monday 10th of October 2016 05:01:11 PM
The Sun Centre was built here in 1980, and later nearby was the third site for the Pavilion Theatre. Initially the Sun Centre was an advanced leisure centre with a wave pool, and an overhead monorail. The centre was closed in 2014, many years after its anticipated lifespan.

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Monday 10th of October 2016 04:56:24 PM
Rhyl Pier Built 1867, originally 2355 feet long, with a pier railway and steamers to Liverpool. One ship removed 180 feet of pier in 1883. By 1913 the pier was derelict and closed, Reduced to a mere 330 feet (as seen here) it reopened in 1930 but closed on safety grounds in 1966, and was demolished 1973.

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Monday 10th of October 2016 04:50:28 PM
The second "Rhyl Pavilion Theatre". This theatre 1903-1974. The five domes were quite iconic. The first theatre at the landward end of the pier burned down in 1901 - it had seated over 3,000 The third theatre was built 1991 by the now closed Sun Centre, towards the end of the dune area at the far end of this picture. The second and third theatres seated just over 1,000

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Monday 10th of October 2016 04:45:43 PM