Southend Timeline

Bringing Your Memories Back to Life

The Seventies


Southend's People

Keymed Arrives

Dolphins Arrive in Westcliff

Southend Stadium

Fire Hits Marine Parade

Mark Foster Born



Dutch Elm Disease

The Troubled Queen's


James Duddridge Born

Southend Hospital Expands

Municipal College Gone

Beverley's Final Flight

Jonathan Clements Born


Essex County Hotel

Civic Fountain

Panto Time



Fire at Pier

Peter Pans

January Storms




New Museum

Royal Albert Hall

Southchurch Library

School Fire

Ritz Cinema to Bingo

Fire at the Alexandra YC

RBS Set-up

Hamlet Court School Gone

Ponjo's Stompers

Fire at Kursaal

Bournes Green School

The Ritz 


 Pier Modernises

Panto Time

Queensway Underpass

The Kursaal Changes

Royal Visit


Kursaal Amusement Park

Cockney Costa

District Status

Hammerson Development

Dixons Closed

Kursaal Flyers Formed

Haunted Cricketers

Daniel Jones Born

Leigh Regatta Revived

The Queen's on Fire

St Helen's RC Primary











Dixons by you. 









St Erkenwalds

Car Tax to Swansea

Carnival Queen

Skinheads v Teddy Boys

Palmeira Towers

The Dickens Open

Maggie and Her

Radio 2 in Town

Pier Trains Halted

Percy Garon Dies

Flood Defences Improved

Severe Storms

New Health Service

High Street

Royal Hotel Refurb

Shrimpers Promoted

Victoria Hospital Gone

The Ritz Up for Sale

Southend Arts Council Formed


Central Library Opened

Southend Status Changed

Royalty in Belfairs Park

Maplins Airport

Alan Sorrell Dies

High rise — the cup clash between Southend and Liverpool thrilled more than 31,000 fans at Roots Hall 


Shrimpers v Liverpool

Stephen McAdden Dies

The Famous Potatoes

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