Southend Pass

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Open to all, the Southend Pass is an annual parking permit, that can be paid for monthly, quarterly or annually.

You can buy it via the Southend Parking app, which is available on both Android or iOS.

Visit the App Store for the iOS version

Visit Google Play for the Android version

For £12.50 per month, you can park for up to 3 hours at a time, in car parks and on-street parking bays across the city (from Leigh-on-Sea to Shoeburyness)

Where can I buy a Southend Pass?

Southend Pass is available to buy from the Southend Parking app.

If you already have the Mobon app, its better to uninstall it after you have downloaded the Southend Parking app.

Who can buy a Southend Pass?

Anyone can buy a Southend Pass. This enables you to take advantage of unlimited bursts of 3 hours parking, all month, for £12.50.

Where can I use a Southend Pass?

You can use it in any council-operated car parks, or on pay-by-phone/pay and display on-street parking bays across the city. Please note the Southend Pass is not valid in residential areas or controlled parking zones. Please note the pass is also not valid in the Victoria shopping centre car park.

You may park for up to three hours in each of the cities four zones, every day. Please see this list of car parks in each zone.

How does the Southend Pass work?

Once you have purchased the Southend Pass via the Southend Parking app, you can park in any of our car parks or pay-by-phone/pay and display on-street parking bays for up to 3 hours at a time in any zone.

You must activate the Southend pass when you arrive at a car park or pay-by-phone/pay and display on-street parking bay. To avoid being issued with a penalty charge notice, please ensure you receive a booking confirmation before leaving your vehicle.

What are the payment options?

You have the option to make recurring payments monthly (£12.50) or quarterly (£37.50) - these will be recurring payments for 12 months. Alternatively, you can make one-off pay for the full 12 months (£125) in advance.

I want to park for longer than 3 hours without moving my vehicle can I top it up by paying for a ticket?

Yes, if you want to park for more than 3 hours, you can pay for additional time on the Southend Parking app or at nearby pay and display machines, after the 3 hours on Southend Pass runs out.

Can I cancel my Southend Pass subscription?

Customers moving out of the area can still benefit from using the Southend Pass as it is not restricted to Southend-on-Sea City residents.

If you no longer own a vehicle and want to cancel your Southend Pass subscription, please contact for assistance.

Can I buy more than one Southend Pass?

Each customer can buy one Pass.

If you are unable to use a mobile app please call the team on 01702 215003 and they will help you with an alternative.

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Telephone: 01702 215003

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