Recycling and Waste

There will be no change to collection dates following the bank holiday, all collections will be on your usual day.

Forthcoming Elections

Local Government Election

Local Government elections took place on Thursday 3rd May 2018. Click here for a list of polling stations.

1 seat in each of our 17 borough wards was up for election.

Results of the local elections can be found on our Election Results page.

Key election dates

Please click here for election dates and deadlines.

Notice of Election 2018

View and download the Notice of Election 2018.

Statement of persons nominated - Local Elections 2018

Notice of Election Agents - Local Elections 2018

Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations 2018

Registering to vote

In order to register to vote, please go to

Alternatively, you can telephone your application through to Southend-on-Sea Electoral Services on 01702 215010, or request that an application form is sent out to you.

The deadline for registering to vote for the forthcoming election was Tuesday 17th April 2018.

Voting by Post or Proxy

If you do not wish to attend a polling station on polling day in order to cast your vote, you can apply to vote by post or proxy.

The deadline for a new postal vote or to amend or cancel an existing postal vote is 5pm on Wednesday 18th April. This is also the deadline for making changes to or cancelling an existing proxy vote.

You can download a postal vote application here or call 01702 215010.

The deadline for applying for a new proxy vote is 5pm Wednesday 25th April.

You can download a proxy vote application here or call 01702 215010.

If you would like your proxy to be able to vote by post, please contact the Southend-on-Sea Electoral Services on 01702 215010.

Page last updated: 04/05/2018