Southend on Sea

City status could bring about a house price boost for Southend

Research by the estate agent comparison site, , has looked at how a move to city status could bring about a considerable boost to Southend-on-Sea’s housing market.

In honour of Sir David Amess, the Queen has officially granted city status to Southend-on-Sea, a resort town with a population of around 190,000. It’s a fitting memorial for a man who long lobbied for his...