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Announcements and Updates

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
The yellow diamonds that indicate the 'open to the public' status of Shoeburyness East Beach, and are located at either end of the beach are currently non-operational. The beach and foreshore remain open to the public as far as the yellow buoy line which demarcates the boundary of the area licensed for public use. 

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 - Operational
Potton Bridge is operational and open to marine traffic on all high tides.