- Hastings Pier reopening: As it happened on Wednesday 27 April 2016
We spoke to Simon Opie, the Chief Executive of the Hastings Pier Group, live on BBC South East Today.
Here's what he said.
We spoke to Pam Kentish, who was one of the first people on the reopened pier.
Rachel Mackley gets ready for BBC South East's live programme from Hastings Pier at 18.30 BST on BBC One.
We're hoping the weather holds for our special programme from the pier.
Polly Evans will be presenting from 18:30 BST on BBC One.
Here are some of the best images you've been sharing from the reopening of the pier today.
From 17.00 BST, BBC Sussex's Sarah Gorrell will be looking back to the day in 2010 when the pier was gutted by fire, and forward to its future.
Sarah will also be previewing South East Today's special programme from the pier this evening. It starts at 18:30 BST on BBC One.
Listen to Sarah's show by clicking below.
We've been asking for your pictures and memories of the pier.
Pete Holloway sent us this lovely image taken in 2007.
You can watch a music montage of your pictures here.
Here's a look at the reopened pier from the sky today.
BBC South East Today presenter Polly Evans will be anchoring a special programme from the pier this evening.
She'll be speaking to Simon Opie, the Chief Executive of the Hastings Pier Group, and Archie Lauchlan, who has directed a film about the pier's transformation.
The programme will be on BBC One from 18:30 BST.
'My brother Ray and I saw Jimi Hendrix play on the pier on Sunday 22 October 1967 and followed him off at the end.
'Later my own band Alias played on 21 July 1973.'from Steve Massara
BBC South East Today has been asking you for your pictures and memories of Hastings Pier.
Ian Matthews, who lives in the town, sent us this photo taken by his parents during their honeymoon in September 1927.
People clapped and cheered as the pier's gates opened this morning.
Many posed for photographs and spoke about how important it was for the town.
How important could the pier be to the local economy?
Here are three facts about the redeveloped structure.
More than £14m was spent redeveloping the pier after a blaze almost destroyed the structure in 2010.
On Wednesday morning, people strolled around the entire pier for the first time in about a decade.Copyright: Hastings Pier Charity
All the facilities on the rebuilt pier, which now includes a restaurant and bar, will be reopened in stages over the coming days.