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Southend-on-Sea

About Southend-on-Sea

158,517 in city
11,850,000 in metro
41 km² (16 mi²)
4 m
Southend-on-Sea is the largest town in the County of Essex. Located at the mouth of the Thames Estuary, the town is the closest resort to London, being only 40 miles east of the capital. Southend is a busy tourist destination and shopping centre, with a pier famous for being the longest in Britain and miles of seafront. With the seaside location comes leisure facilities and attractions, excellent shopping facilities and numerous restaurants, wine bars and pubs. There are two direct railway lines to London and the M25 motorway is less than half an hour away.

No. of Buildings

No. Current status
24 All Buildings
23
existing
1
demolished

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 Alexander House 203 ft 1973
2 Civic Centre 192 ft -
3 Chartwell House 175 ft -
4 Essex House 170 ft -
5 Southend General Hospital 170 ft -

Building types

No. Type
19 high-rise building
5 low-rise building