PLENTY of bar and restaurant owners like to point out how unique their place, though in the case of Bohemia you would have to agree with their claim of originality.
The Argus is exclusively hosting the Brighton i360 webcam, so that our readers can enjoy watching every stage of the new Brighton beach attraction being built.
The i360 will really start to take shape summer 2015 when the steel will arrive by boat on Brighton beach and tower will be go up.
The attraction itself is due to open in summer 2016.
At 162 metres high, and with an observation pod gliding slowly up to 138 metres, the i360 will be the world’s tallest moving observation tower and the tallest observation tower outside London.
Sited at the root end of the historic West Pier on Brighton’s seafront, the i360 has a slender, elegant design, with a futuristic pod allowing 200 visitors at a time to enjoy 360 breath taking views for 26 miles of Brighton, the South Downs and the South Coast from Chichester to Bexhill-on-Sea.
The visitor centre incorporates a 400 seat restaurant; tea rooms, a shop; exhibition space; children’s play zone and conference and event facilities.
The web cam is located on the Hilton Metropole roof.
Please note that there is a two hour time delay on this web cam feed.
Physical pieces of Brighton history are on show, with two old promenade supports from the West Pier holding up the main bar and a balustrade from the monument mounted on the walls.
The expansive bar room is a spectacle, laden overhead with many a magnum of champagne and hanging glasses.
There are various nooks and crannies for cocktail drinking with a few British refernce points thrown in, And on the third floor is the best-kept secret in Brighton, the Veuve Clicquot Champagne Roof Garden.