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

Updated  16/04/2021

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  continue to work from home with only 1-2 members of staff in the office at any time and the Town Clerk in her office.

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

Booking enquiries, discussing Council matters and making payments will only be dealt with over the phone or via email at this time.

If you have any documents to drop off to the offices, please put them in the locked post box on the wall to the left of the front entrance to the Centre. This is checked daily

Council and Committee Meetings 

All meetings continue to be held remotely in accordance with Government temporary legistlation. 

Lorna & Lottie's Cafe - Inside LCC

The cafe is closed to the public in line with the recovery steps.  It is hoped it will reopen 17th May but this will depend on Government Guidance


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


All markets have been cancelled until further notice, although we hope to have a celebratory market to mark the 21st birthday of our Farmers' Market on Friday 16th July 2021. 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


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. 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

All school holiday activities have been suspended until further notice. 

Upcoming Town Council Events

Our event calendar for 2021 is yet to be organised, but we anticipate there to be a reduced number of planned activities.