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The Forum, Southend-on-Sea

Elmer Square, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1NS
  • Café on Site
  • Gift-Shop
  • Toilets
Access facilities:
  • Accessible Toilet
  • Baby Changing Facilities

The Forum, Southend-on-Sea is an innovative building with community in mind – a library, art galleries and educational resource in a contemporary shared space. A variety of events are held at the Forum throughout the year.

The Forum is a collaborative project from three partners: Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, University of Essex and South Essex College. It houses Southend Libraries Central Library and the People’s Gallery on the Ground and First floors, Focal Point Gallery on the Ground Floor, University of Essex on the Second floor and South Essex College utilise the top level. Nosh restaurant operates on the Ground Floor independently.

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