An authority area, town and a seaside resort, Southend - on - Sea has a total population of 174,300. A major tourist destination, the travel insurance company InsureandGo opened up its branches in this place. This generated about three hundred new jobs for its residents. An interesting area, the place has a lively crowd and you will thoroughly enjoy your stay at this place. It is an ideal joint for a weekend gateaway!
Home to the world's longest pleasure pier, this place boasts of other major attractions such as the Kursaal, the Cliff Lift in addition to its seafront attractions.
Some of the sought after Art, galleries and museums in the area includes Focal Point Gallery, Southend Museums Service, the Beecroft Art Gallery, Southchurch Hall, Prittlewell Priory and the Central Museum There are three theatres namely the Cliffs Pavilion, the New Empire Theatre and the Edwardian Palace Theatre.
The place is well connected by the railways, road, buses as well as airways. So there is no hassle travelling to and fro.
With regards to the education of its residents, the place has several primary and secondary schools as well as several colleges for further education