Worthing History since 1945
Worthing history - key dates 1945 to the present day1948
Work starts on the Maybridge Estate.
Worthing Pier reopens after being deliberately damaged during the war as a security measure and the Promenade is extended westwards to Goring.
Worthing attracts bad publicity and a degree of national hilarity when council officials try to enforce a ban on jiving at the Assembly Hall.
More rioting - this time by teddy boys and other rampaging teenagers.
The area around the Bandstand is converted to Worthing Lido.
The Old Town Hall was demolished.
The Guildbourne Centre built.
The national census reveals that Worthing's population is the oldest in the UK.
Worthing Council tries to ban Monty Python's Life of Brian, attracting more national mockery.
Datsun UK sets up a works in Durrington.
The Rivoli Cinema demolished.