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

1.42pm 23 November 2022
10.34am 19 November 2022
10.31am 19 November 2022
1.57pm 10 November 2022
6.09pm 2 November 2022
5.21pm 2 November 2022
11.51am 2 November 2022
10.37am 28 October 2022
6.06am 1 October 2022
1.35pm 26 September 2022
6.09pm 17 September 2022
8.21pm 5 September 2022
11.17am 4 September 2022
11.00am 4 September 2022
12.28pm 2 September 2022
6.01pm 1 September 2022
6.00pm 1 September 2022
7.16am 30 August 2022
2.55am 30 August 2022
5.30pm 29 August 2022

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 8°C Max: 11°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Southend Lifeboat Station
Southend Pier

Station phone number

01702 613151


Disabled access (only offshore)

Visiting times

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

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News and media from Southend-on-Sea Lifeboat Station

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