News / June 13th, 2022

50 Years of the Southend Depot!

Cake cutting
Cake cutting

The depot which serves the two Southend divisions is now 50 years old.  Margaret has been running this highly successful depot throughout this time and has steered it to 19th place of 900 depots across the UK and BGO.  Two incredible achievements!

Margaret walking her corgi
Margaret walking her corgi!

On Saturday volunteers from Southend East and Southend West divisions met at Guideacres for a tea party to celebrate this and the Queen’s Jubilee.

Leaders chatting outside

Leaders at buffetThere were cucumber sandwiches, cake, cream teas, strawberries and cream and a host of far more food than we could manage to eat.


After a find the corgi wide game (well it was a guiding event!) everyone spent a very enjoyable few hours chatting and catching up with friends old and new.

Leaders chatting outsideLeaders chatting outside

Congratulations to Margaret and our thanks for all her amazing efforts.

50th anniversary cake for depot
There was even birthday cake!