Seaway Leisure will be a destination leisure scheme with brand new entertainment facilities, helping to boost Southend-on-Sea town centre as a vibrant place for people to live, work, shop and relax. The facilities will be available all year round, whatever the British weather! Seaway Leisure is easily accessibly by public transport and will have 555 public car parking spaces available for anyone visiting Southend.

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has had a long-standing desire to redevelop the site to contribute to leisure, culture and tourism in central Southend as set out in the Southend Central Area Action Plan 2018


A brand new state of the art 11 screen EMPIRE cinema with IMAX


A 20 lane Hollywood BowL


Restaurants and cafés, offering a wide range of cuisine


An eighty room
Travelodge hotel


Active indoor leisure uses, such as rock-climbing wall, indoor golf and a gym


A new SURFACE AND multi-storey
car park


new public REALM INCLUDING A square to SHOW tHE historic setting of St John the Baptist Church


New coach drop-off and collection on Lucy Road



The proposals have seen major national brands looking to invest in Southend and open their first restaurants and leisure facilities here.