15 aerial pictures showing Hastings through the decades

Take a look at these pictures of Hastings from a bird’s eye view.

Thursday, 4th March 2021, 2:02 pm
Updated Thursday, 4th March 2021, 2:56 pm
Aerial photo of Hastings Pier. Photo by Eddie Mitchell. SUS-171128-112616001
Aerial photo of Hastings Pier. Photo by Eddie Mitchell. SUS-171128-112616001

The snaps show how the area has changed through the decades. 

The pavilion and ladies' tearoom were lost following the Hastings Pier fire in 1917. Picture courtesy of Cynthia Wright SUS-190329-111820001
Hastings Old Town. From Ion Castro Collection. SUS-160831-070155001
Hastings Old Town. From Ion Castro Collection SUS-160831-070141001
Hastings Old Town pictured from a balloon. From Ion Castro Collection. SUS-160831-070129001
Hastings Old Town. From Ion Castro Collection. SUS-160831-070115001
An historic picture of Hastings from the air. SUS-160108-113334001
East Hill and Fairlight. From Ion Castro Collection SUS-160831-070102001
Fairlight.
An aerial view of the Bexhill to Hastings Link Road site SUS-140522-100350001
Aerial view of Ravenside, Bexhill. ENGSUS00120120612104314
More than 3,500 people gathered to create a pirate ship on Pelham Beach. Picture by Paul Gibson SUS-190717-092933001
West Hill, Hastings. SUS-150502-124533001
Aerial footage showing the fire damage in Marine Parade, Hastings. 28/5/14 SUS-140529-105250001
Aerial footage showing the fire damage in Marine Parade, Hastings. 28/5/14. SUS-140529-105329001
Knole Road. Aerial photo taken Aug 2005 by Justin Lycett. SUS-170908-165804001