Southend & District Reform Synagogue

Southend-on-Sea, Essex




Page created: 22 March 2003
Latest revision or update: 26 November 2014

Picture of the Synagogue provided by Richard Levy

Congregation Data


Southend and District Reform Synagogue

Alternative Name:

Congregation of Mount Sinai

Previous Names:

Southend Progressive Synagogue, and prior thereto
Leigh-on-Sea Liberal Jewish Synagogue


851 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex SS0 9SZ from 1961
(previously 149a Leigh Road, Leigh-on-Sea)

Current Status:


Date Formed:

October 1946




Initially, a member of the Union of Liberal and Progressive Synagogues now known as Liberal Judaism). Became a constituent synagogue of the Reform Synagogues of Great Britain (now the Movement for Reform Judaism) in March 1972.

Marriage Certification:

Group for Certification: West London Synagogue
Worship Number: 68119
Registration District: Southend-on-Sea

Membership Data:

1946 - 17 families (Congregation's website)
2006 - 200 to 250  (as advised by Congregation )



Other Congregation Information

Congregation History



Southend-on-Sea Jewish Community home page


Jewish Congregations in Essex

Jewish Communities of England home page

List of Liberal Judaism Congregations

List of Movement for Reform Judaism Congregations

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