Southend Pier


Southend Pier is a major landmark in Southend-on-Sea. Extending 1.34 miles into the Thames Estuary, it is the longest pleasure pier in the world. Sir John Betjeman once said that "the Pier is Southend, Southend is the Pier". The pier is a Grade II listed building.
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  • Creadble access: NO
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Contact details

Southend Pier Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, East of England, SS1 2EE
Phone: 01702 215620

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access
There is level access at both the walkway and Pier trains.

Wheelchairs with very slim wheels may be affected by the gaps between the deck boards. You may borrow one of our wheelchairs as a substitute.

Mobility scooters are allowed.

If you need a wheelchair, you can hire one from the Visitor Information Centre by calling them in advance on 01702 215620.

Access To Toilets

Access To Toilets
There are accessible toilets on site.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs
Assistance dogs are welcome.

Essential Companions

Essential Companions
Concessions for disabled visitors and their essential companions are available.