Leigh-on-Sea Town Council provide and maintain several facilities for the residents of the Town.
Leigh Town Council took over the running of Leigh Community Centre from Southend Adult Community College in 2012 and the Centre has grown from strength to strength ever since. Hosting over 65 regular classes and meetings for a variety of different activities, the Centre also provides an affordable and exciting venue for events, parties and weddings. Regular children's activities are also organised for the school holidays as well as a monthly Farmers' Market. The Council offices are housed on the ground floor with reception services available throughout the week. Or why not simply pop in to visit our cafe "Lorna & Lotties" for a cup of tea and a slice of homemade cake. Visit the Centre website for more information.
Strand Wharf was reopened to the public in 2017 after a complete makeover. Lighting, benches and plant boxes have all been added to make the area a more inviting and usable space. The Wharf will continue to be utilised for Town Council Events, such as our annual carol singing event, and our annual "Summer Season on Strand Wharf".
The Skate Park is situated on Two Tree Island next to the Thames Estuary and was opened to create an activity for young people within the Town. Consisting of both transition and street elements and has something to suit all abilities. The Park is regularly cleaned and maintained by the Council, and is only a short walk from Leigh-on-Sea Train Station.
The Town Council are responsible for maintaining and recharging of all fire fighting equipment at the St. Johns First Aid Post in the Old Town.
Never miss the latest news with the Town Council's Noticeboards. There are six boards situated around the town which are updated weekly with the latest agendas, minutes, events and news. Find the noticeboards here;