Services such as waste, benefits, council tax, parking and highways are dealt with by Southend-on-Sea City Council.
Staff and Councillors at Leigh-on-Sea Town Council are more than happy to assist with any queries regarding the City Council and will endeavour to find the correct information or department for you to talk to. Visit the City Council website for a full A-Z list of the services they provide.
Leigh-on-Sea Town Council are also happy to report any issues you may have on your behalf. You are also able to do this yourself via the City Council website using the MySouthend facility. Please use the links below for the most common issues, for more detailed complaints you can email the council at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also contact the council in writing or visit them in person at:
Southend-on-Sea City Council, Civic Centre, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6ER
MySouthend is an online portal that any resident in the City can sign up for. All you need is an email address. Once signed up you have access to a whole host of services. This includes for example reporting a missed waste collection or pothole; requesting copies of birth certificates; managing your Council Tax, Benefits and Business Rates online and much more.
Southend Community Safety Partnership (CSP) is a multi-agency team bringing together organisations and groups that share responsibility of tackling crime and disorder, anti-social behaviour plus drug and alcohol related offending. Agencies include: Southend-on-Sea City Council (Community Safety Unit, Youth Offending Service and Drug and Alcohol team) Essex Police, Essex County Fire & Rescue Service, Office of Police and Crime Commissioner, South Essex Homes, National Probation Service and Health Services.
Southend CSP works together to ensure that the services they provide and commission respond to the aim of ‘Making Southend Safer’.
Residents can report anti- social behaviour to Community Safety Manager at Southend-on-Sea City Council : email@example.com
The Community Safety Team emphasises the need for the public to REPORT any issues. Direct INTEL from the public is critical. This includes INCIDENTS, LOCATIONS, TIMES etc. Details of WHAT has been WITNESSED is used as EVIDENCE i.e. description of people involved.
If there is persistent ASB in an area then a PSPO ( Public Space Protection Order) can be enforced.