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If it’s a fun-packed day at the beach you’re after then you’ve come to the right place, but there’s so much more besides the seaside in Southend! With a whole host of family-friendly attractions, including the longest pleasure pier in the world, fascinating art galleries and museums, it’s the perfect place to bring that big group of family or friends.

The coach park within Eastern Esplanade Car Park (formerly the Gas Works) on the seafront (SS1 2AQ) can accommodate 40 coaches.

  • pre-paid parking is £20.00 (booking must be made at least one day before visiting Southend)
  • same day parking is £40.00

Payment can be made via Mobon parking app or call *01702 680 280. Code for pre-paid parking is 02063 whilst the code for same day parking is 02064.

You will need to ring 01702 212534 between 10:30am and 5:00pm to confirm time of arrival in order to ensure access is granted to the car park

Further information about the Eastern Esplanade Car Park can be found here.

For further information or questions about your visit please email the Visitor Information Centre at

Offers for Coach Drivers

Southend Pier & Railway | If you fancy a stroll (or a ride on the train) down the longest pleasure pier in the world, you can get free entry to Southend Pier. At 1.33 miles long it offers fantastic views of the town and Estuary. Just show your company ID at the Visitor Information Centre at the Pier entrance to gain free entry.

Adventure Island | Seafront fun park Adventure Island are offering all coach drivers a whole load of treats if you’re bringing a group to Southend. Just head to their Customer Service desk and pick up your free discount card, which will get you

Terms and conditions for Adventure Island
Driver to pick up the vouchers from Adventure Island customer services. Vouchers valid on day of issue only. Vouchers valid for the driver only.

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