Hastings Pier is the favourite to win a prestigious architects award, according to odds on betting website William Hill.

The structure has been shortlisted for the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Stirling Prize.

The betting site has published odds off 5/4 for the pier to win the award, ahead of five other nominees.

This year it has already been presented with three other RIBA awards. 

They include, the Regional RIBA award (South East), Regional Client of the Year for Hastings Pier Charity and dRMM architects won the Regional Project Architect of the Year.

The winner of the prize will be announced in October, and the full shortlist is available at the RIBA website.