West Mersea beach - Searchlight Cafe. It contained one of two searchlights that were along the beach during WW2.

Trevor Cock behind the counter.

In 2013, the cafe was once more open and selling ice creams. It had not been open for several years - the last time was perhaps when Ralph Barton had it.


Essex SMR / EHER 10041.

 
Cat1 Mersea-->Shops & Businesses Cat2 Mersea-->Buildings Cat3 War-->World War 2 Cat4 Mersea-->Beach

West Mersea beach - Searchlight Cafe. It contained one of two searchlights that were along the beach during WW2.
Trevor Cock behind the counter.
In 2013, the cafe was once more open and selling ice creams. It had not been open for several years - the last time was perhaps when Ralph Barton had it.

Essex SMR / EHER 10041.


Date: c1954      

Photo: Ron Green Collection
Image ID RG19_147
Category 1 Mersea-->Shops & Businesses
Category 2 Mersea-->Buildings
Category 3 War-->World War 2
Category 4 Mersea-->Beach


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.