Parking, Travel and Roads news
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 Wednesday, 28th August 2019
Lane closures on the A127 Bell Junction will continue to be in place until Monday and are likely to cause disruption. Motorists are advised to plan extra time to their journeys.
Published on Thursday, 22nd August 2019
Southend’s cabinet member for highways has sought to address concerns from councillors about the safety of the Kent Elms junctions and will publish a safety audit to present at a special briefing.
Published on Wednesday, 21st August 2019
Up to 22 roads across the borough are planned for repairs and resurfacing throughout a three month winter period as the council continues with its planned highways works programme.
Published on Wednesday, 14th August 2019
There will be a series of lane closures on the A127 Bell Junction during August and early September in order to carry out urgent resurfacing and investigate the location of underground gas pipes.
Published on Thursday, 1st August 2019
The footbridge at Kent Elms is now open.
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.