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

5.21pm 18 July 2019
5.56am 18 July 2019
5.44am 18 July 2019
5.59pm 14 July 2019
3.59am 13 July 2019
9.37pm 9 July 2019
4.35pm 9 July 2019
4.32pm 9 July 2019
8.36pm 29 June 2019
4.20pm 29 June 2019
10.36am 28 June 2019
9.29am 25 June 2019
6.06pm 23 June 2019
3.55pm 22 June 2019
1.09pm 22 June 2019
1.05pm 22 June 2019
12.54pm 22 June 2019
9.15pm 21 June 2019
1.20pm 17 June 2019
11.35am 16 June 2019

Today's weather

22°C Cloudy
Min: 15°C Max: 22°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

A long day at sea for the crew of the Sheerness RNLI all weather lifeboat
Sheerness RNLI crew member helping to bale out the Dutch barge
Article Rescue
A long day at sea for the crew of the Sheerness RNLI all weather lifeboat
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Sailor 'airflifted' from yacht by Southend RNLI's hovercraft
Photograph showing Southend's inshore lifeboat station with hovercraft and D-class lifeboat outside.
Article Rescue
Sailor 'airflifted' from yacht by Southend RNLI's hovercraft
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Southend RNLI launches to kite surfers in difficulty at the Shoebury Boom
Two of Southend's inshore lifeboats pictured on a station open day.
Article Rescue
Southend RNLI launches to kite surfers in difficulty at the Shoebury Boom
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Southend-on-Sea RNLI crew member rescues person in the water
A passing crew member saw a person in the water, and after contacting the coastguard, went in to recover them. The lifeboat crew arrived on scene, and administered casualty care. The casualty was then passed into the care of ambulance crew, and the lifeboat returned to station.
Video Lifeboats
Southend-on-Sea RNLI crew member rescues person in the water
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