Books About Southend-on-Sea

Looking for a book on Southend, or surrounding areas including Prittlewell, Rochford and Leigh-on-Sea? Here’s a list of local books on Southend-on-Sea past and present.


Books on Southend and Essex

Here’s a small selection of books on Southend-on-Sea

Featured Book:

Southends Palaces of the Silver Screen‘Southend’s Palaces of the Silver Screen’ by Roy Dilley.

This new book by local cinema historian Roy Dilley takes a definitive look at the history of Southend and surrounding area cinemas from Shoeburyness to Canvey Island – old and new.

Details of every cinema we’ve had ….and stories of those we nearly had with plenty of photographs.

The book is available from Waterstone’s at 49-55, High Street, Southend, and is listed at Amazon. 124 pages softback / illustrated £14.99


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