South Parade Pier shows its popularity

South Parade Pier in its heyday
South Parade Pier in its heyday
The new trackbed for the Horndean Light Railway looking south across the bridge over Southwick Hill Road, Cosham, about 1903.

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South Parade Pier is, sadly, a shadow of its former self and here we see the entrance from South Parade on a summer afternoon.

People dressed in their best, trolley bus wires above and the proud Portsmouth emblem the Star and Crescent – it was all so very popular back around 1961.