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WHERE ARE WE NOW?

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182,500

residents living in the city

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6000+

businesses, many of which are small and medium size enterprises

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7500+

tourism related jobs (15.9% of all jobs in Southend)

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7,450,900

visitor trips (day & staying) a year, equating to a total tourism value of £470,822,000

Tourism is one of several key sectors in the city and has a vital role in shaping the future.

 

The traditional day tourist offer remains part of Southend’s appeal and will be added to for future visitors. 

Significant investment by the public and private sector has created firm foundations for a stronger tourism offer that supports jobs, prosperity and communities in the city.

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