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

5.09pm 25 September 2023
4.15am 17 September 2023
4.13am 17 September 2023
12.17am 17 September 2023
7.58pm 16 September 2023
4.57pm 14 September 2023
5.33pm 9 September 2023
4.52pm 8 September 2023
10.50pm 7 September 2023
3.17pm 7 September 2023
6.35pm 6 September 2023
1.52pm 5 September 2023
12.38am 5 September 2023
1.24pm 4 September 2023
1.24pm 4 September 2023
1.50pm 2 September 2023
11.24am 27 August 2023
7.35pm 26 August 2023
4.31pm 26 August 2023
2.01pm 23 August 2023

Today's weather

21°C Rain
Min: 15°C Max: 21°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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