Southend Facilities

Located along seven glorious miles of seafront, Event Essex: Southend Campus offers guests a vibrant and exciting visitor experience. With attractions, events and culture to suit all ages, budgets and timescales, Southend has much to offer the day delegate, the overnight guest and the holiday-maker.

We offer all year round accommodation at our Southend Campus, book your stay with us online here.

For more information on the services and venues we offer at our Southend Campus please complete our contact form or call us on 01206 872358 – we look forward to hearing from you.

Amenities

Our Southend facilities are ideally situated to offer guests a variety of local amenities to ensure that your visit with us is as comfortable as possible, whether you are visiting us for the day or staying with us for a month.

Local amenities include:

  • A Sainsbury’s and Tesco Express
  • High street banks
  • Post Office
  • High street retailers
  • Independent shops
  • Farmers and craft markets
  • Bars and restaurants
  • Shopping centre

We offer all year round accommodation at our Southend Campus, book your stay with us online here.

Local Attractions

Southend Pier & Beach

Just a three-minute walk from our Event Essex accommodation and meeting spaces is the world’s longest pleasure pier. Stop by The Royal Pavilion for afternoon tea and some entertainment, soak up some history at the Pier Museum or spend a few hours fishing from the pier edge.

Concessions and family tickets are available.

Food and Drink

Visitors to the Event Essex: Southend Campus benefit from our town centre location, which offers a variety of bars, clubs and restaurants all within easy walking distance of our accommodation and meeting facilities.

Visit Us

Event Essex
University of Essex
Elmer Approach
Southend-on-Sea
SS1 1LW

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Contact us

Want to discuss your requirements with us? Our friendly customer service team is waiting to hear from you…

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Catering

We offer a variety of standard and bespoke catering packages, all locally sourced and of the highest quality.

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Accommodation

Explore Britain’s oldest recorded town or the sea-side attractions of Southend from our ideally located accommodation.

  • "Katie was very helpful and approachable. She offered to be our contact on the day which really helped the staff. Thank you for all your help Katie!"
    October 2019
  • “Katie's efficient and can-do attitude took out the stress of getting the event organised. The fact that she knew things before I even knew I wanted them shows how great she is at what she does! All of my requirements were met and whenever I had a question or needed something to be changed it was dealt with swiftly and professionally.”
    Daisy MaltSustainability Engagement Officer
  • "I was extremely pleased with Katie's assistance on the day of the event and during the build up: nothing was too much trouble and she was an absolute pro using the AV and Zoom equipment. A joy to work with!"
    September 2019
  • "Katie's efficient and can-do attitude took out the stress of getting the event organised. The fact that she knew things before I even knew I wanted them shows how great she is at what she does! All of my requirements were met and whenever I had a question or needed something to be changed it was dealt with swiftly and professionally."
    July 2019
  • "Ellie is just a little ray of sunshine and nothing is too much for her. She is polite, friendly, hardworking and always with a big smile."
    July 2019
  • "Friendly, professional and efficient service, expert advise based on past knowledge on this type of event. On the day support was excellent."
    November 2019