June 25, 2017
Heavy Plant Hire for Demolition, Small Plant, Tools & Equipment, Skid Steers, Dumpers, Mini Excavators, Southend
Southend-on-Sea is set to see a game changing seafront regeneration, which will put the coastal town on the map. The 50 million ongoing scheme will catapult Southend into the realms a thriving holiday destination with a cinema,10 restaurants, a hotel and leisure centre, plus excellent transport links into the city, The seafront at Southend which has the longest pier in the world measuring 1.34 miles, will be the main beneficiary of the regeneration.
Swimming has been made possible without having to traipse a long way across wet sand, by the construction of a tree-lined artificial lagoon. This additional ambitious scheme has enabled beach goers to swim even when the tide is out.
With the emergence of cheap package holidays decades ago, Southend saw a decline as families jetted off to places like Spain. But things are now looking up for Southend, with an influx of visitors, and residents have already reported an upturn in house prices. The average house price in the area stood at around £285,926, and has increased by over £50,000 in the last six months, according to Rightmove. Grammar schools in this location are rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, another reason for the towns rising popularity.
Southend has 3 local railway stations making travel to London a breeze, and there is also an airport with flights to places like Spain, France, Germany and Portugal. Those who have moved into the area name a number of great reasons to settle in Southend. There are miles of excellent coastline, perfect for walking, sailing lessons at the Marine Activities Centre, a yacht club, tennis club, horse riding and classes at the arts project Metal. Southend locations have also been used recently by film makers, notably for scenes in the new, hugely successful, Wonder Woman movie.
Further inland, in the area of Queensway, demolition of four tower blocks is under way to prepare for a £300 million regeneration, with funding coming from Council and private partnership. It’s all going on! For your construction project in Southend you will find a range of high quality heavy plant demolition machinery for hire at Rhinos Plant Hire, call us on 01277 372 626.