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

4.59pm 17 August 2019
4.59pm 17 August 2019
5.09pm 11 August 2019
10.13am 11 August 2019
10.13am 11 August 2019
10.13am 11 August 2019
7.51pm 8 August 2019
4.14pm 4 August 2019
7.55pm 28 July 2019
7.50pm 28 July 2019
5.11pm 25 July 2019
5.11pm 25 July 2019
6.49pm 24 July 2019
9.27pm 23 July 2019
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

Today's weather

19°C Rain
Min: 14°C Max: 19°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

Two RNLI Lifeboat stations involved with a vessel in trouble in the Thames Estua
Trent Class 14-13 returning to station in Sheerness Docks.
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Two RNLI Lifeboat stations involved with a vessel in trouble in the Thames Estua
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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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