Recycling and Waste

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

Southend Pier Visitor Information Centre

You can find the Visitor Information Centre inside the Pier's award-winning entrance.

At the Visitor Information Centre you can:

  • get your free SeaSmart wristband
  • book for local events, boat and coach trips
  • find and book accommodation (for personal callers only)
  • get friendly and knowledgeable advice on where to go and what’s on in Southend
  • buy a range of merchandise, maps, guides, bus, train, tide timetables and theatre tokens
  • get the keys for disabled toilets under the national RADAR scheme
  • book in advance for day hire of wheelchairs

Opening Times

Spring Season (7th April to 18th May)

08:15 to 18:00  Monday to Friday
08:15 to 20:00  Saturday and Sunday

Summer Season (19th May to 7th September)

08:15 to 20:00 Daily

Autumn Season (8th September to 5th November)

08:15 to 18:00 Monday to Friday
08:15 to 20:00 Saturday & Sunday

Winter Season (1st November to 6th April)

09:15 to 17:00 Wednesday to Sunday
(Closed Mondays/Tuesdays and Christmas Day)


Visitor Information Centre
Western Esplanade
Southend Pier

Tel: 01702 215620
Fax: 01702 611889

Page last updated: 02/05/2018