Quite a disguise! the next is two anti-tank blocks, one features a commemorative plaque (it states over 1,000 AT blocks used to line Southend's shores in the 1940s). Finally was a view of the Mulberry Harbour, which lies in the ocean, snapped in half.
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The Dutch Cottage Museum contains a variety of exhibits that illustrate the history of Canvey Island, and the Castle Point Transport Museum, also situated on Canvey in the retired District bus depot, features a display of over thirty old buses, coaches and commercial vehicles.
The Cliff Lift is open on: Friday - 10:00 to 15:00; Saturday - 10:00 to 15:00; Sunday - 10:00 to 15:00; Fare Prices: One journey in either direction £0.50. History. On August Bank Holiday 1912 the Cliff Lift was opened for the first time. It was built by Waygood and Co. In 1930 improvements were made to the lift including adding a new carriage.
No, there is no direct bus from Southend-on-Sea to Fantasy Island (UK amusement park). However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) and arriving at Ingoldmells via Stansted Airport London and Peterborough.
For one of the ultimate nights out in Southend visit Genting Casino Westcliff, now open 24 hours a day for Live Gaming, Slots and Electronic Roulette! Offering all of your favourite casino games including American Roulette, Blackjack, Three Card Poker, Electronic Roulette, Baccarat and Texas Hold'em Cash Games.
Friends of Grain Coastal Park are a team of volunteers helping to protect and enhance our natural surroundings by looking after the coastal park and foreshore in the Isle of Grain. The group consists of volunteers who meet every third Saturday to enhance, maintain and clean the coastal park. We also meet midweek if members are available. We clear and create paths, trim hedges and bushes and conduct tree maintenance. Litter picking is an ongoing task.
The Gunners Park nature reserve incorporates the Shoebury Old Ranges Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and the Coastguard Station Grounds Local Wildlife Site, totalling 25 hectares. The nature reserve incorporates more than 12 habitats, ranging from unimproved coastal grassland to remnant sand dunes and derelict buildings.
Hadleigh Castle is a ruined fortification in the English county of Essex, overlooking the Thames Estuary from south of the town of Hadleigh. Built after 1215 during the reign of Henry III by Hubert de Burgh, the castle was surrounded by parkland and had an important economic and defensive role.
Hide and Shriek additionally hosts seasonal events during the year – these include ‘Dead Centre’, the Zombie Shopping Mall Survival Event and our equally terrifying ‘Hide and Shriek: Scream Park’ Halloween Fright Night (which is currently on hiatus until Halloween 2018).
For all you kids at heart, we offer private parties and teen nights through to charity and corporate events, our expert team can cater for all your needs. Browse our site for a look at the fun you can have, or contact us to discuss your requirements.
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Ive lived in Southend all my life and have grown up with the shell of the longest pleasure pier in the world....i t's an utter shame to hear and see what the pier used to be like tens of years ago neve... rmind the rest of Southend. The entrance to the pier has been totally ruined by creating a beastly modern eyesore when this is a victorian historic pier, it should be kept the same.