Black and white and beautiful – aerial photography as it used to be

Historic England Archive, AeroFilms Collection
The pier at Clacton-on-Sea (1938) (Image credit: Historic England Archive, AeroFilms Collection)

England’s Seaside Heritage from the Air, a new book out today, illustrates England’s rich seaside heritage as few holidaymakers ever see it – from the air.

Published by Historic England, England’s Seaside Heritage from the Air is written by  tourism history expert Allan Brodie and features more than 150 aerial photographs of England’s best-loved seaside resorts.

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Laurence McJannet

Laurence is an NCTJ-trained journalist with nearly 20 years' editorial experience gained on a wide range of publications, from The Beirut Times in Lebanon to The Sunday Times, and including recent freelance engagements with Future's cycling and automotive portfolios, Outdoor Fitness, and The English Home. He has recently been undertaking a sports broadcast journalism MA at Southampton Solent, gaining valuable TV and radio experience, and am currently videographer for Frome Town FC soccer team. He is the author of Bikepacking (Wild Things Publishing, 2016).