LYTHAM PIER PAVILION.
NEW PAVILION, DESIGNED BY ALD. A. ENGLAND.
NEWSPAPER ARTICLE DATED 1928
The above photograph shows the New Pavilion which the directors of the Lytham Pier
propose to erect to replace the structure which was destroyed by fire some months ago. The pavilion
will be a handsome structure built at the shore end of the Pier. In order to provide for its
erection it will be necessary to widen the existing structure—an improvement which will add very
materially to the appearance of the Pier and bring it into conformity with modern structures and
It is confidently expected that by building the new pavilion at the shore end of the Pier it will
serve a useful purpose all the yew; round, ensuring that those who use the building will be able to
attend without suffering from the strong winds of winter.
The pavilion will be 80ft. by 511t., with a steel and zinc semi-circular roof. The building will be
of steel with a cement stucco exterior. There will be an interior corridor and a small balcony at
the rear. The seating accommodation is for 800, and the raked floor ensures a clear view of the
stage from every part of the building. The proscenium has a width of 30ft., and there are
ante-rooms for the stage. At the entrance there are cloakrooms and lavatories on both floors. There
will be six exits, so that the building can be emptied very quickly. It is interesting to note that
the stage is so commodious as to allow of rear projection for pictures as well as the usual frontal
projection. It is also sufficiently extensive as to be admirably adapted for the presentation of
Provision is made for a system of central heating, and there will be efficient
ventilation and lighting.