Southend-on-Sea, Essex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Southend-on-Sea and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Sausage And Mash Cafe.

I remember the sausage and mash cafe almost opposite to where this photo was taken at the bottom of Pier Hill. It was called 'The Old Sausage Shop' and I sometimes had lunch there while working at a nearby ...Read full memory

Southchurch Hall High School For Boys

We moved to Sandringham road in the early 60's I went to Southchurch Hall HS for boys. I remember the technical drawing class room was a portacabin to the left of the main gates, the woodwork classroom ...Read full memory

Coach Beanos

I can remember during the 50's and 60's every weekend during the summer coaches lined up all the way from Gasworks Bridge right up to the pier.