According to the 2011 UK census, Withernsea parish had a population of 6,159,[1] an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 5,980.[2]

The following was elected for the South Ward: Matthew Lloyd.

We welcome visits from schools and groups at all times of the year.

Standing only a few houses away from the very spot where 1950’s film star Kay Kendall was born makes the lighthouse the perfect place for a memorial to the glamorous star!

The following was elected for the North Ward: Callum Hollingworth.

A by-election for the North Ward was called following the resignation of Pete Barker.

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For the North Ward the following were elected: Anne Blake, Gordon Mervyn Hodgson, Terry Render, John Windas, and Stewart Winters.

The following was elected in the South Ward by-election: Fiona Edgington.

Withernsea, like many British resorts, has suffered from a decline in the number of visiting holidaymakers.[6]

For the South Ward the following were elected: Brian Michael Cloke, Keith Hardcastle, Michael Kevan Hough, Georgie Owens, Patrick Michael Spicer, and Stuart Woodruff.

Perhaps the last thing visitors to Withernsea would expect is a Napoleonic fortress on the doorstep, but at nearby Fort Paull, an excellent 500-year old fort on a 10-acre site can be toured, just outside Kingston upon Hull.

Peeping above the seafront terraced houses is the famous whitewashed lighthouse, now the home of the Lighthouse Museum.

A by-election for the South Ward was called following the resignation of Fiona Garnett (née Edgington)

What seaside resort would be complete without the amusement arcades, and Withernsea is certainly no let down. A good selection is available ranging from the ‘one armed bandits’ to the latest video game technology and from bowling alleys to children’s adventure playgrounds and recreational gardens on the central sea front.

Just yards from the lighthouse in Hull Road is the birthplace of local filmstar, Kay Kendall, who won a Golden Globe award before her untimely death at the age of just 33.

The current Mayor of Withernsea is Cllr. Matthew Lloyd who has been Mayor since May 2016 and his current term ends in May 2017. The Deputy Mayor is Cllr. John Tasker.

A by-election was called for the South Ward following the resignation of Michael Kevan Hough.

A by election was called following the resignation of Patrick Spicer

The Pier Towers on the promenade are the last surviving part of the once proud 19th century pier. The splendid beach provides plenty of enjoyment for everyone young and old.

There are a number of primary school located in Withernsea which serve the surrounding area. Withernsea High School is the main secondary provider and also includes a sixth form. There is also a technology college there. The high school known as "Withernsea High school and Technology College" has been refurbished in 2015.[clarification needed]

Withernsea has its own hospital owned by the NHS which was subject to services cuts and lost its Accident and Emergency Department facility,[12] it is now a community hospital. Withernsea has five emergency service stations located within the town, Yorkshire Ambulance Service; Humberside Fire and Rescue Service; Humberside Police; Her Majesty's Coastguard and Royal National Lifeboat Institution station.

A by-election was called for the South Ward following the resignation of Stuart Woodruff.

There is a 9-hole golf course and leisure centre complex (with a gym and indoor pool) and a variety of pubs and restaurants are situated around the centre of the town.[10]

Pete Barker, Dave Edwards, Silvia Lafleur and Stewart Anthony Winters were duly elected. Gary Chambers was co-opted to fill the fifth seat.

At the moment we currently have some exceptional offers on the sale of new caravans that we are sure we cannot be beaten on price from anywhere along the east coast. We also have some special offers on packages to relocate your caravan to our park.

Book a break away and enjoy the early Autumn sunshine. We've got some great Autumn holiday deals from just £85.00

The Prime Meridian crosses the coast to the north-west of Withernsea.

The area is a delight for bird-watchers (and boat-lovers!) on the banks of the River Humber. It is also the location of the only constantly manned lifeboat station which watches over the busy Humber Estuary.

Withernsea's landmark lighthouse is one of just a few that were built inland. It stands slap-bang in the middle of the town and rises 127 feet (38m) high over the rooftops. No longer in active service, it houses a collection of exhibits from the RNLI Lifeboat and HM Coastguard history.

Pubs, restaurants, cafes and the obligatory fish and chip shops ensure that no-one goes hungry.

Old photographs and models of how Withernsea used to look make an interesting browse or visitors can labour up the 144 steps for some breathtaking views as far as the Humber Bridge, some 23 miles further inland.

The habitual shoppers can benefit from a selection of shops in, the recently refurbished, Queen Street and around the town.


Withernsea Sands Holiday Park Waxholme Road Withernsea Humberside HU19 2BS Holidays enquiries: 0843 309 2583 Ownership enquiries: 01964 770 480 Holidays email: Ownership email: Opening hours: 9am - 6pm Mon-Sun

Get back to nature with a fun Camping trip today! From only £5.95 per pitch per night.

Withernsea is a delightful community full of Yorkshire charm. The shops on Queen Street are busy with residents exchanging local gossip and the market has an excellent array of produce.

We also have Static Caravans for sale at Withernsea Sands from £12,926.00*, so you can holiday on the Yorkshire Coast time and time again!

A by-election for the North Ward was called following the resignation of John Windas

The full council elections due to be held on 7 May were unconstested.

On the outskirts of the town is RAF Holmpton, a massive nuclear bunker, built in the 1950s, which now offers award-winning guided tours.