Spring Talks 2022: The 1953 British Storm and Flood

Event details

Two-part talk by Adrian Wright.

Event date & time: 

Friday, 11 March, 2022 - 11:00 to Friday, 18 March, 2022 - 11:00

Venue Name: 

Jaywick Martello Tower

Venue address: 

The Promenade, Belsize Avenue
Jaywick Sands
CO15 2LF

Contact Name: 

Jaywick Martello Tower

Contact email: 



Induction loop: 


Wheelchair access: 

Martello Tower

Part 1 - Friday 11 March 2022, 11am - midday
Part 2 - Friday 18 March 2022, 11am - midday

In this two-part talk by Adrian Wright, we will undertake an examination of the 1953 British storm and flood. Starting with analysis of how weather and tidal conditions combined, followed by a review of the sequence of events.  Eye-witness accounts follow and the question 'Could it Happen Again?' is considered in conclusion.