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

2.10pm 20 January 2020
9.26am 30 December 2019
10.59pm 21 December 2019
12.30pm 15 December 2019
4.52pm 8 December 2019
12.55pm 30 October 2019
12.55pm 26 October 2019
12.55pm 26 October 2019
1.48pm 16 October 2019
1.48pm 16 October 2019
1.26pm 16 October 2019
4.09pm 7 October 2019
10.55am 29 September 2019
1.06am 29 September 2019
2.16pm 28 September 2019
4.45pm 22 September 2019
10.57am 20 September 2019
11.29am 15 September 2019
3.50pm 2 September 2019
3.39pm 2 September 2019

Today's weather

9°C Rain
Min: 6°C Max: 9°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

Southend RNLI hovercraft flies to the rescue of two stranded dolphins
The dolphin on an inflatable raft at the side of the hovercraft.
Article Animals
Southend RNLI hovercraft flies to the rescue of two stranded dolphins
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Making headlines for Southend RNLI Lifeboat Station can help save lives at sea
Photograph of Southend Lifeboat Station's Atlantic 85 lifeboat.
Article Lifeboats
Making headlines for Southend RNLI Lifeboat Station can help save lives at sea
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Two RNLI Lifeboat stations involved with a vessel in trouble in the Thames Estua
Trent Class 14-13 returning to station in Sheerness Docks.
Article Rescue
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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