Southend Pier Walkway is closed today (21/09/18) due to strong winds.

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This weekend (30th June and 1st July) we are doing some maintenance on some of our systems. This may affect some services such as Public Access for planning and licensing and library computers meaning they may be unavailable. This will also affect our out of hours/cctv number. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Out of Hours and CCTV

If you need to call our out of hours number of cctv the alternative emergency number is 01702 437114. 

Public Access for Planning and Licensing

Due to essential maintenance Public Access may be unavailable. We apologise for any inconvenience and aim to restore service as soon as possible.


Due to maintenance work we will have no People’s Network available in any of our libraries and also no Wi-Fi access.  Books or other loanable items can be issued/returned as we have off-line facilities available. Services will be return to normal on Monday, 2nd of July.  We’re sorry for any inconvenience this may cause

Page last updated: 28/06/2018