Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Tag: Seafront Traders’ Association

Southend-on-Sea floats “staycation” strategy to regenerate resort

Happidrome Arcade Martin Richardson Southend-on-Sea
Councillors of the Essex resort envision an uptick in longer-term stays as a means for post-pandemic Southend to get back on its feet. But operators, notably Martin Richardson, remains uncertain that the council will turn words into action.

Unseasonal wet weather hits Southend’s amusements trade

Coinslot - Southend happidromes wet weather
Southend has provided the seaside sector with a reminder of how vulnerable it can be to the British weather, with recent periods of prolonged rain proving problematic for businesses on its seafront.   Martin Richardson, owner of the resort’s Happidrome Arcade, has reported that the unseasonal wet weather has already had a negative impact on his business at a time when...