Massive Investment on Cards for Southend Pier


The new mayor of Southend has promised a ‘massive’ investment in the town’s pier, during his acceptance speech. Derek Jarvis said, “Over the next five years, our iconic pier will benefit from a massive investment to sustain it for the future.Within a couple of years a redesigned pier entrance and new pavilion housing a relocated Pier Museum.”

Southend Pier is the longest pleasure pier in the world – extending 1.34 miles into the Thames Estuary. It is a Grade II listed building.

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