Project Progress

4 years ago – 2015/2014

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council began consulting residents on the concept of regenerating the Queensway Estate and made big four decisions to demolish towers, transform the road, offer residents same terms and conditions and agreed scope of project.

3 years ago – 2016

Southend-on Sea- Borough Council started work on procurement process and started informal engagement with possible partners.

2 years ago – 2017

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council confirmed their desired outcomes for the project and announced this.

1 year ago

Procurement Process started March 2018.

January 2019

Selection of Swan Housing Association as Borough’s preferred partner.

April 2019

Contracts signed for a 30-year joint venture partnership between the Borough and Swan.

May 2019

Social Life Survey carried out to identify the strengths and weaknesses, needs, aspirations and opportunities presented by this regeneration and to enable the development of the “Better Queensway for everyone” programme of community investment. It also provides an evidence baseline to enable the measurement of the impact of this programme and the wider estate regeneration.

September 2019

Better Queensway launch Event for Residents.

October 2019

Design Consultation commences.

Summer 2020

Planning Application planned to be submitted.