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Welcome to the Southend Mayor's Charity

The civic office of Mayor brings with it more than 800 years of tradition and loyalty to the Crown and a direct link to the monarch through Parliament.
The first office of Mayor was first introduced by the Normans in the eleventh century and the word Mayor itself derived from the Latin ‘magnus’, meaning 'great'.

The first English Mayor was the Lord Mayor of London, who took office in 1189. From 1835, the title of Mayor was given to the head of each municipal council, or corporation, in England with the post-holder being seen as the First Citizen who spoke for the whole town or city.

Southend-on-Sea is now on its 101st Mayor

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About the Current Mayor

Read about Kevin Robinson, the Mayor for 2022/23

About the Mayors Charities

Make a Donation

Make a donation to the Mayor's Charity Fund

Information about the Mayor

Read more about the history of the Mayor in Southend-on-Sea, how they are selected and what they do

The Mayor's Events

View the upcoming fundraising events. Contact the Events Team on 0300 102 1557 or book via

Contact the Mayor

How to book the Mayor or a Fundraising Event