Beach huts in Southend, England (@ Tom McShane / Alamy)
- This seaside town\s name derives from a location at the south end of a nearby village.""Now a tourist haven, it generates estimated annual revenues of £200 million
- These little houses might be empty now but what\s happening here today that is sure to pull in the crowds?""Let\s hope a famous flame doesn\t get too close
- Look what we found while taking a stroll along the Essex coastline.""How do you get here?
- These colourful huts are looking out to sea towards the longest pleasure pier in the world.""It extends more than two kilometres into the Thames Estuary