Southend Seafront

Covid-19 Update

Due to National Lockdown Restrictions, Southend Pier is closed

until Wednesday 2nd December 2020.

Those with bookings for our Santa on the Pier event due to take place during this period will be contacted shortly. Please bear with us as we are working on reduced staffing resources. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this difficult time.


Updates will be available on our website and on our social media channels.

There are a number of social distancing and cleaning measures in place to keep visitors safe during the Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic. 

  • The Pier Railway and Walkway are open.

  • Please follow the rule of six, only groups of six or under will be allowed. 

  • Please scan the NHS COVID-19 App/QR Code-track and trace poster upon entry to the Pier.

  • Face coverings must be worn in all enclosed areas of the Pier and whilst travelling on the Pier trains - Face masks are available to purchase at dispensers in the station.

  • The Pier trains are running with a limited capacity to allow for safe travel. There may be extended waiting times at the stations during busy periods. 

  • Indoor café facilities are available at the Pier Head. Upon entry you will be asked for contact details for track and trace purposes. 

  • Observe social distancing – stay 2m apart from people outside your household

  • Takeaway facilities are available at the Pier Head

  • Toilets are open and routinely cleaned. Allow for waiting times during busy periods

  • Please use the hand sanitiser provided and regularly wash your hands

  • Do not visit if you or any members of your household have symptoms – stay at home

  • Where possible please use card/contactless payments

  • Anyone not adhering to these measures will be removed from the Pier

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