The Belfairs Centre is part of Southend Adult Community College, and situated in Leigh on Sea. Courses offered are predominantly part-time for adult learners in a wide range of subjects including History, Science, Creative Writing, Painting and Drawing and Languages. The Centre hosts art studios and several IT suites.

Term Time Opening Hours:

  • Monday – 8.30am to 3.30pm
  • Tuesday –  8.30am to 3.30pm & 6pm to 9.45pm (Closed 3.30pm to 6pm)
  • Wednesday – 8.30am to 3.30pm
  • Thursday – 8.30am to 3.30pm
  • Friday – CLOSED

General information: 01702 445700
Student adviser: 01702 445710
Minicom: 01702 618100


Belfairs Centre,
Belfairs Academy,
Highlands Boulevard, Leigh-on-Sea,
Essex, SS9 3TG.


The Belfairs Centre is a twenty-five minute walk from Leigh Station. Heading right from the station up Belton Way (East), turn right to Marine Parade, then left to Hadleigh Road and head to the top of the road. Cross over the London Road when you reach it, then down Herschell Road (opposite) for a few minutes. The centre is located at the front of Belfairs High School, on the right.
Trains run every twenty minutes towards Shoeburyness, stopping at Chalkwell, Westcliff, Southend Central, Southend East, and Thorpe Bay; and towards London Fenchurch Street stopping at Benfleet, Pitsea, Basildon, Laindon, West Horndon and further afield onto Upminster, Barking and West Ham.


Bus stops for the college are located on the London Road, less than a minute from Belfairs High School where the centre is situated. Buses that serve this area include: 2, 21, 21a, 21b, 26, 26a, 27.

Car Parking
During the day SACC have 35 designated parking spaces at the Belfairs High School, however in the evening, there is unlimited parking available within the school’s main car park. Please allow sufficient time before your class to find an appropriate parking space.

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