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Pier Hill

Concept design created by SKARCHITECTS LTD Director, Steven Kearney.

Whilst the head of Design at Southend on Sea Borough Council a scheme was developed as part of the Pier Hill landscape and environmental to improve the public connectivity between the High Street and the seafront, whilst at the same time creating a new icon against Southend’s Nationally important Pier. An observation tower complete with two funicular lifts were developed up to RIBA stage C and then transferred to Stanley Bragg for detailed design as part of a framework.

The Pier Hill Tower and Observation deck has been photographed and depicted in various mediums by local artists and has become a 21st Century icon for Southend Seafront.