Southend Timeline

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New Sports Centre - Opposite Southend Hospital on Prittlewell Chase a new facility for the local community was opened, Chase Sports Centre, by Trevor Brooking, Chairman of the Eastern Council for Sport and Recreation.

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All Sit Down -  Roots Hall formally becomes and all-seater stadium in 1994, with a capcity of 12,392.

Airport Sold - Southend Council – after considering closing the Airport – sold it to the current owners in 1994, Regional Airports Ltd. RAL set about refurbishing the Airport and resurfacing the runway. Passenger flights are a small part of the Airport’s activities with the Jersey airline Flybe being the only operator.

Gold - Southend Council's Parks & Gardens Department one Gold at Chelsea Flower Show.


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