"Captivating Canvey" 1948
In placing before you this edition of “Captivating Canvey” I should, on behalf of the Canvey Island Chamber of Trade, like to welcome you to Canvey Island. This may be your first visit or you may be an acquaintance of longstanding. But in either case our welcome to you is real and sincere.
As you browse through the following pages you will see that Canvey Island is a place that ranks in the forefront of modern sea side resorts. All tastes are catered for, from light amusements to the more serious affairs of the mind.
We should like you to retain this Guide as a permanent souvenir of your first visit to the Island. Perhaps if you have any suggestions to make as to its contents or information you will communicate with the publisher.