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

We are all in unprecedented times and we’re all trying to do our best for everyone as we tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Councillors met on Tuesday 17th March to discuss their plans to tackle the Corona Virus and the impact it will have on the provision of services during the current outbreak. As the situation is changing daily, please refer to this web page regularly for up to date information. 

For more information about how we are supporting the community and ways we can help individuals, groups and traders during these uncertain times, visit our Community Support page

The current status of our upcoming events, clubs, and facilities is listed below. These details are correct as of Friday 17th July 2020. 

Leigh Community Centre 

Closed to the public.

Staff are working on a re-opening plan, that will happen in stages. Some hires may be able to recommence from mid-August. 

All hirers who have a room booked over the coming weeks/months will be contacted to discuss rescheduling events or issuing of refunds. 

Public events organised by hirers have been cancelled. 

An intensive cleaning regimen remains in place.

Leigh-on-Sea Town Council Offices

The office remains closed. Staff are working from home so can respond to emails. Please call our office phone number on 01702 716288 as this will still be answered. 

Council and Committee Meetings  All meetings are now being held remotely in accordance with Government temporary legistlation. 
Lorna & Lottie's Cafe - Inside LCC The cafe is closed to the public until further notice.

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

Plots can be visited with any members from your own household, but please avoid gathering. 

It is vitally important that you follow all the advice about social distancing and hygiene as per the NSALG points.

Any plot-holder who is self isolating because a household member is ill with corona-virus should not be visiting the site.

Associations should display an advice notice on their boards. It is important that anyone attending the allotment takes care to stay the appropriate distance from others, avoid body contact and wash hands at taps, do not wash hands or use detergents in the water tanks and please pay attention to notice boards.

It is essential that no un-authorised people are allowed onto the plots for the duration of this emergency. Careful consideration should be given to introducing anyone over 70, those with underlying illness or pregnant women.

Any facilities on site remain closed.

Skate Park Is currently closed to the public until the refurbishment is finished. 
Strand Wharf Will remain open to the public 

Leigh Farmers' Market


All markets have been cancelled until further notice 

Youth Club


All clubs have been cancelled until further notice

Youth Forum 


All forum meetings have been cancelled until further notice

Over 60's Social Club


All clubs have been cancelled until further notice

Community Transport Scheme Trips


All trips have been cancelled until further notice. 
Children's School Holiday Activities All school holiday activities have been suspended until further notice. 
Annual Community Meeting The Annual Community Meeting will not be able to take place in 2020. 
Upcoming Town Council Events All planned events for 2020 have been cancelled.