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Administrative Port: Lowestoft
County: Essex
Population: 174.300

Southend-on-Sea is a seaside resort in Essex, England, on the north side of the Thames estuary 40 miles (64 km) east of central London. It is bordered to the north by Rochford and to the west by Castle Point. It is home to the longest leisure pier in the world, Southend Pier, and is renowned for its seafront and attractions.[1]


Images of Southend-on-Sea

Cockle Fishing, Southend-on-Sea (1957)

Video: Cockle Fishing, Southend-on-Sea (1957).

Background information
Fishing Fleet Vessel type 1 9
Fishing Fleet Vessel type 2 0
Fishing Fleet Vessel type 3
Fishing Fleet Vessels total 9 [2]
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) Demersal (tonnes)
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) Pelagic (tonnes)
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) Shellfish (tonnes)
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) Main species (tonnes)
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) All species (tonnes)
Landings Values Demersal
Landings Values Pelagic
Landings Values Shellfish
Landings Values All species
Landings Number of fishermen Number of fishermen (Regular)
Landings Number of fishermen Number of fishermen (Part-time)
Landings Number of fishermen Number of fishermen Total
Landings Major fish species
Landings Landing points
Landings Location of auctions
Governance and organisation Governance
Governance and organisation FLAG
Governance and organisation Location of fishermen's organisations Leigh and Southend Joint Fishermen's Association
Branding Brand labels
Fish as food Fish selling Fishmonger: Wilkies Shellfish, 57 Marine Parade, Southend-On-Sea, SS1 2EN
Fish as food Fish processing
Fish as food Restaurants/hotels Fisherman’s Wharf, Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1EE
Tourism & Education Tourism & Fishing
Tourism & Education Festivals
Tourism & Education Fishing museums Central Museum, Victoria Avenue, Southend on Sea, Essex, SS2 6EW
Tourism & Education Aquariums Sea Life Adventure, Eastern Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 2ER
Tourism & Education Monuments
Tourism&Education Fishing training School

Vessel type 1: <10 m vessels
Vessel type 2: >10 m vessels