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Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provides a staff residential accommodation service with a dedicated accommodation management team.

We offer short term housing for staff based on approved eligibility criteria and subject to availability under individual short term tenancy agreements. Long term or permanent housing is not available.

The accommodation complex is located within walking distance of Southend Hospital at Balmoral Road, Westcliff-On- Sea, SS0 7DB Map

It is conveniently situated close to local amenities, a short stroll away from:

  • Local shops and restaurants - 5 minutes
  • Seafront -15 minutes
  • Westcliff, Southend Victoria and Southend Central stations - 15mins

Single rooms are let fully furnished including bedding and linen. Each bedroom has an en-suite WC and shower facilities, broadband and internet services. Shared kitchens and lounges are fully equipped for 6 residents.

Rent for a single room is available on request (fully inclusive of utility bills and Council Tax) and is deducted directly from staff members' monthly salary.  A refundable deposit of £200 is payable at the beginning of the tenancy.

We have a small number of family flats (1, 2 and 3 bedroom) subject to eligibility and availability.

If you would like to find out more about Trust residential accommodation please email

Travel to Balmoral Road

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A number of private taxi companies operate in the area.

Accommodation Bureau and Advice Centre

The accommodation bureau service is available to Southend University Hospital staff seeking advice on finding private accommodation in the locality.

You can also contact the Bureau if you have a room, flat or house that you would like to advertise as being available to rent.

Bureau: or telephone 01702 314836.  Office hours are 09:00-16:00, Monday to Friday. 

There is also a dedicated accommodation page on our intranet with a listings of private lettings in the locality available from within the hospital only.  It must be noted that he Trust does not endorse these private properties or lettings and due care should be exercised by individuals when dealing with advertisers.