Southend Lifeboat Station

Southend-on-Sea Lifeboat Station

Southend Lifeboat Station has two boathouses, one at each end of Southend's 1.25 mile long pier. One houses a B class and a D class inshore lifeboat, while the other houses a D class lifeboat and a hovercraft.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Southend-on-Sea Lifeboat Station

11.25pm 5 July 2020
11.25pm 5 July 2020
1.19pm 26 June 2020
8.31pm 25 June 2020
3.20pm 25 June 2020
3.20pm 25 June 2020
11.59am 25 June 2020
7.55pm 24 June 2020
6.07pm 24 June 2020
5.57pm 24 June 2020
5.24pm 24 June 2020
4.22pm 24 June 2020
12.10pm 24 June 2020
5.25pm 22 June 2020
5.25pm 22 June 2020
8.56pm 20 June 2020
12.27pm 19 June 2020
7.02pm 18 June 2020
4.12pm 16 June 2020
2.57pm 14 June 2020

Today's weather

18°C Rain
Min: 11°C Max: 18°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Southend Lifeboat Station
Southend Pier
Essex
SS1 1EE

Station phone number

01702 613151

Accessibility

Disabled access (only offshore)

Visiting times

There is a viewing gallery at the station on the end of the Pier.

News and media from Southend-on-Sea Lifeboat Station

Southend RNLI’s hovercraft launched to a stranded jet ski
RNLI Southend H-004 Duncombe hovercraft by Southend Pier
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Southend RNLI’s hovercraft launched to a stranded jet ski
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Southend RNLI’s busiest May in seven years, despite lockdown
Southend on Sea RNLI D class inshore lifeboat and volunteer crew
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Southend RNLI hovercraft flies to the rescue of two stranded dolphins
The dolphin on an inflatable raft at the side of the hovercraft.
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Southend RNLI hovercraft flies to the rescue of two stranded dolphins
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Making headlines for Southend RNLI Lifeboat Station can help save lives at sea
Photograph of Southend Lifeboat Station's Atlantic 85 lifeboat.
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