SOUTHEND’S full council will meet for the first time since the summer recess next month.

A special full council meeting has been organised for Tuesday, September 2, at 6.30pm, at the Civic Centre, in Victoria Avenue.

The meeting has been called for the authority to decide whether to push through plans to make a Complusory Purchase Order bid to buy derelict office blocks on Victoria Avenue.

Members of the public are free to attend the meeting.