Posts Tagged ‘ Southend ’

Who hasn’t been on a pier?

Mar 31st, 2021 | By

A promotion under a new coastal booking combine – England’s Coast – is reminding us just how important piers have been and should still be

Adventure Island not so adventurous

Apr 17th, 2014 | By
family running on beach

Last Saturday, the Southend Standard reported that one of the town’s big attractions – Adventure island – which is on the West Esplanade had put up signs asking men not to wander about topless. Why and does it matter?

Insolvency rates rocket in UK coastal areas

Aug 27th, 2012 | By

Insolvency rates rocket in UK coastal areas

The Fall and Rise of the Pier

Sep 9th, 2011 | By

You might remember that as many of our piers as possible were encouraged to hold parties last March, to celebrate British Tourism Week. Coming on top of the disastrous fire on Hastings Pier, it helped to remind us of the role piers have played in our seaside past

Ticket to ride: part 2

Sep 12th, 2010 | By

With the rest of the world to explore, it’s easy to overlook what’s on your doorstep – Blighty! In the second part of our British cities series, we open our address books in Bristol, Cambridge and Southend