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COVID-19 News and Information from Leigh-on-Sea Town Council 

Updated  28/05/21

The Government released its COVID-19 Response - Spring 2021 in Febuary and the Council have been following this guidance.

On 12th April Step two of the Government's roadmap to recovery began, the current status of our upcoming events, clubs, and facilities is listed below. 

Leigh Community Centre 

The Community Centre has reopened but with limited access. Only certain classes are permitted to take place, although pink sacks and food waste bags can be collected from the Centre and Garden sacks are available for sale.. 

Leigh-on-Sea Town Council Offices and Reception

The majority of staff are now back in the office, with only a few members still completing some hours from home. 

The reception and offices are open to the public but face coverings MUST be worn on entering the building.

The reception is now open for enquiries, but we advise where possible to do this via phone or email. 

Council and Committee Meetings 

Meetings have returned to being held in person at Leigh Community Centre

Lorna & Lottie's Cafe - Inside LCC

The cafe has now reopened to the public. A limited menu is available, table service is provided. For more information visit


The allotments remain open with Government guidance and advice from NSALG being followed.

Skate Park

The Skate Park is open but social distancing guidelines are in place.  Social contact permits either 6 people or 2 households to meet outside. 

Strand Wharf

Open to the public as it is an outdoor public place.

Leigh Farmers' Market


We are planning to relaunch our Farmers' Markets on Friday 16th July to mark the 21st anniversary of the market. We have extended our Virtual Market that was organised for Christmas, to allow residents to continue to buy local produce from our stallholders, this is still available through Facebook at

Youth Club


The Youth Club is relaunching on Thursday 10th June. 

Youth Forum 


All forum meetings have been cancelled until further notice

Over 60's Social Club


The Social Club is relaunching on 21st July. 

Community Transport Scheme Trips


All trips have been cancelled until further notice. We have launched a new "Keeping in Touch" Magazine that we are sending to our members on a monthly basis, read it here

Children's School Holiday Activities

Some activities are scheduled to take place during the summer holidays at Leigh Community Centre and on Strand Wharf, in line with Government guidance.