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The Fortieth Birthday Party of Procol Harum

Southend Hotel arrangements

BtP presents Procol Harum's 40th Birthday Celebrations 20 / 21 July 2007

BtP has arranged good prices at Ifracombe House Hotel in Southend-on-Sea at 913 Wilson Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS1 1HG; phone 01702 351000; FAX 01702 393989 (thanks, Bertie). This is where Palers habitually stay for No Stiletto Shoes gigs in Southend: it is clean, comfortable and convenient.

Accommodation Quantity Price
Apartment 4 Depends (see below)
Luxury double room 4 74 GBP
Standard double room 4 69 GBP
Single room 3 45 GBP
'Compact' (double bed in single room) 2 64 GBP for 2 persons
49 GBP for 1 person

These prices are in force from Sunday 15 July until
departure on Friday 20th: they include tax and breakfast

The apartments (details here) have two double bedrooms (individually lockable), living-room, kitchen and bathroom: they cost 90 GBP daily overall for 4 people, or 80 GBP for 2 people, including tax and breakfast. When you mail us (see below) say if you'd like to share an apartment (great savings, more space!). The apartments are 'themed' as follows: Medieval, Roman, Oriental, and Italian (with two bathrooms)!

Don't book yet! You'll need a special code to get access to our reserved accommodation.
To stay at the BtP negotiated discount rate, click here to send us an e-mail: clearly state how many people there are in your party, what sort of accommodation you want, and for how many nights. (BtP is not booking the rooms for you, but we'd like the information so we know what rooms are left). We shall send you the booking-code, and you will contact the hotel yourself say the magic word and confirm your order with your credit card.

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  • Nearest Motorway or Main Road, A13
  • Airport, Southend Rochford 5.0 km
  • Airport, London Stansted 40 km
  • Nearest Local Station, Central and Victoria 1.0 km
  • A C Taxis 1.0 km 01702 334455

    Hotel car park is behind the hotel in Alexandra Road

    By train
    To Southend Central station (Fenchurch Street Line) or to Southend Victoria (Liverpool Street Line). Both stations are within walking distance of the hotel or only a few minutes' ride in a taxi or 'cab'.

Driving in on A13

Follow the signs towards Southend town centre.
Once in Southend turn right at the Cricketers Inn Pub into Milton Road ending up in Cambridge Road.
Take the 3rd right into Wilson Road, just before a mini roundabout.

Driving in on A127
Head towards Southend via Victoria Avenue then follow the signs for A13 London Road.
 Once on the A13, turn left at the Cricketers Inn Pub and follow the directions as above


More about the 40th anniversary celebrations | Palers' Band index page | Basecamp Hotels for 20 / 21 July: click here

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