Parking, Travel and Roads news
Published on Wednesday, 4th December 2019
A special liveried bus is hitting the roads of Essex to promote Southend as the county’s top visitor destination and encourage people to use public transport.
Published on Wednesday, 27th November 2019
Residents and visitors can enjoy free Christmas parking on Sundays in December as the Christmas rush approaches.
Published on Tuesday, 19th November 2019
A weekend road closure and subsequent northbound lane closure at Hobleythick Lane are planned to allow electricity cables and gas pipes to be moved for works to take place improving The Bell junction.
Published on Friday, 1st November 2019
The bus stops and taxi ranks outside Southend University Hospital have been rearranged to ensure passengers can safely exit the bus.
Published on Thursday, 31st October 2019
Up to seven roads across the borough are planned for repairs and resurfacing throughout November as the council continues with its planned winter highways works programme.
Published on Wednesday, 9th October 2019
Work to create a small new town centre short stay car park on the site of former public toilets is progressing well.
Published on Friday, 13th September 2019
Sixty new LED lampposts will be installed across five Southend streets this autumn, thanks to funding added to the budget by the council’s new joint administration.
Published on Wednesday, 11th September 2019
Senior councillors are to consider creating up to 21 new parking spaces along Southend’s seafront through the removal of yellow lines.
Published on Friday, 20th April 2018
With sunshine forecast for the weekend, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is gearing up for a welcome influx of day-trippers to the Borough’s shores.
Published on Wednesday, 26th April 2017
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is advising coach operators of new arrangements for coach parking.
Published on Tuesday, 4th August 2015
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has accelerated its project to replace all street lights in the Borough with environmentally-friendly LED lamps.
Published on Monday, 9th March 2015
Work could start later this year on a new surface-level pedestrian crossing at the A127 Kent Elms Junction.
Published on Friday, 26th September 2014
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has set out the next steps in its project to upgrade a major junction on the A127.