DEVELOPMENT of Southend Airport could produce a wealth of previously unknown archaeological finds, according to Essex county councillor for the environment John Jowers. 

Mr. Jowers goes on to say that  ‘There are further finds, particularly on the west of the site which indicate prehistoric activity, evidence of which is likely to survive.’   and that   it was important the cultural heritage of the site was taken into account at an early stage so proper investigation and management of the area could be carried out.’

Lets hope that fine sentiment is adhered to.                More here……