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Southend-on-Sea


Southend-on-Sea is a seaside resort in Essex about about 40 miles (65 kilometers) to the East of London. The town is a popular seasort resort, and home to the longest leisure pier in the world (Southend Pier).

Just to the North of Southend town center is London Southend Airport. In the 1960s, prior to advent of London Stansted, this was sometimes described as "London's third airport". Today, the airport offers commercial flights to a number of European and UK destinations.


Key Facts about Southend-on-Sea


Here are some facts about Southend-on-Sea:
  1. Southend-on-Sea is a town in Essex, England.

  2. The town is located on the North side of the Thames Estuary, about 40 miles (65 kilometers) East of central London.

  3. Southend is a well-known seaside resort, and is home to the longest leisure pier in the world (Southend Pier).

  4. Southend Pier dates back to the 19th century. It is a Grade II listed building, and extends 1.34 miles (2.16 kilometers) into the Thames Estuary.

  5. Major roads leading to Southend are the A127 and the A13. Both connect to the M25 motorway, and also to London.

  6. Southend is served by two national rail lines. They provide links to London Liverpool Street, London Fenchurch Street, and other destinations.

  7. London Southend Airport is located about 1.7 miles (2.8 kilometers) North of the town center. The airport currently offers commercial flights to a number of UK and European destinations.


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Southend-on-Sea (UK) Trip Journal: Lined Travel Journal/Diary/Notebook With Southend-on-Sea (UK) Map Cover Art

By Ralph Prince

Independently published
Paperback (100 pages)

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Southend-on-Sea Past and Present in Old Photographs (Britain in Old Photographs)

By Ken Crowe

Sutton Publishing Ltd
Paperback (128 pages)

Southend-on-Sea Past and Present in Old Photographs (Britain in Old Photographs)
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A history of Southend in a series of photographs dating from around 1860 to the 1960s, each accompanied by a comparative view taken today. The book offers a historical and geographical journey from the town's medieval origins to those parts developed to cater for the increasing number of visitors.

Philip's Red Books Southend-on-Sea: Ashingdon : Canvey Island : Hawkwell : Hullbridge : Rayleigh : Rochford : South Benfleet

Philip's
Paperback (40 pages)

Philip s Red Books Southend-on-Sea: Ashingdon : Canvey Island : Hawkwell : Hullbridge : Rayleigh : Rochford : South Benfleet
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This local street atlas of Southend-on-Sea, and its surrounding towns and villages, gives detailed coverage of the area at a scale of 4 inches to 1 mile. It also includes an enlarged centre map for Southend-on-Sea at 6 inches to 1 mile.The maps show hospitals, car parks, post offices, one-way streets, leisure facilities, industrial areas and retail areas, while the index lists street names and postcodes. An area road map enables the user to identify through-routes more easily.Pocket sized, and wire stitched so that it opens out flat, the atlas is ideally suited for both business and leisure use, whether by locals or visitors.

The Southend-on-Sea Quiz Book

By Kim Kimber

Apex Publishing Ltd
Released: 2011-07-24
Kindle Edition (20 pages)

The Southend-on-Sea Quiz Book
 
Product Description:
Do you live in Southend-on-Sea? Maybe you grew up there as a child or have fond memories of holidays spent in the area? Whatever Southend means to you, this book will test your memory of the people and places that have shaped the town over the years. Who became the first Mayor of Southend in 1837? What year was the train route between Southend and London first established? What world record was broken at Southend-on-Sea in August 2010 earning participants a place in the Guinness Book of Records? The answers to all these questions and more can be found in this brilliant quiz book. Packed with fascinating facts from years gone by to the present day, The Southend-on-Sea Quiz Book will find out just how much you really know about the town and its inhabitants. Whether you want to reminisce with family and friends or discover something new, this book is all you need. A must-have for everyone from the Southend area and anyone interested in learning more about the history of this thriving seaside resort.

Southend-on-Sea (Local Red Book)

Estate Publications
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Thames Estuary - Rochester and Southend-on-Sea (Landranger Maps)

By Ordnance Survey

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Southend-on-Sea and Basildon (Explorer Maps)

By Ordnance Survey

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This map is part of the Ordnance Survey's Explorer series designed to replace the old Pathfinder map series. At 1:25,000 scale this detailed map shows a host of attractions including gardens which are open to the public, nature reserves and country parks as well as all official footpaths, bridleways, roads and lanes. Other facilities covered include: camping and caravan sites, picnic areas and viewpoints, selected places of interest, rights of way information for England and Wales, National Trail and Recreational Path routes, and selected tourist information. The main advantages of this map are the geographical design of the sheetlines to capture the best local coverage, and the coverage of a larger area for value for money. The series is aimed mainly at the experienced map user but can be used by tourists and locals alike.


 
 
 

 
 
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