Public Right of Way closures: April 2024 onwards
Please be advised the that following Public Right of Way routes on MOD Shoeburyness will remain closed from April 2024 for up to 6 months. This is to preserve public safety during major construction works to improve sea flood defences and is by Order of Essex Highways:
- Footpath 26: Cupid's Chase to Morrin's Point
- Footpath 28: Morrin's Point to Wakering Stairs
- Pedestrian Gate 9 (Cupid's Chase)
The stretch of Footpath 28 from Morrin’s Point to Havengore Bridge will not be affected and Pedestrian Gate 19 (Havengore Bridge) will be open in accordance with MOD byelaws.
Havengore Bridge - Operational
Havengore Bridge is operational and open to marine traffic in accordance with MOD byelaws. More information.
Yellow Diamond Signals: Shoeburyness East Beach
Personal Water Craft: Public Spaces Protection Order (PWC PSPO)
In addition to the restrictions and prohibitions imposed by the MOD byelaws, the MOD foreshore is included in the new 'Restricted Area' of a PSPO introduced by Southend City Council in November 2022. Fixed penalties will be issued to anyone found to be in breach of the Order. Full information can be found here.
Foulness Heritage Centre
Closed until April 2024. Visits must be booked in advance. Further information can be found here.
Potton Bridge - OperationalPotton Bridge is operational and open to marine traffic on all high tides.