Thurrock tourist and travel information

Thurrock tourist and travel information

Thurrock Travel Information

Travel Information Thurrock is the gateway to London and the south-east and is linked to the county of Kent by the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge, the longest cable-stayed bridge in Europe. Thurrock has an integrated network of bus, rail and ferry services. Buses connect all our towns and villages, there are regular rail services to London and the M25 passes through the west of Thurrock. The Borough of Thurrock has a number of main settlements including Grays, Stanford / Corringham, South Ockendon and Tilbury, together with a number of villages.


bus and coach travel

Coaches Thurrock - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33. Regular services to Lakeside are run by the Arriva, Thamesway and County bus comapnies.

Travel by train c2c rail has seven stations in Thurrock: Stanford-le-Hope, East Tilbury, Tilbury Town, Grays, Purfleet, Chafford Hundred and Ockendon.

c2c. Main Stations: Fenchurch Street, Shoeburyness, Basildon, Grays, Rainham, Pitsea, Ockendon, Southend. Tel: 0845 6014873.

Miles from town Thurrock is 20 miles east of London, 10 miles south of Brentwood and 8 miles SW of Basildon.


Ferries - ztown Thurrock - Ferries - Thurrock Council, together with Kent County Council, subsidises the Tilbury to Gravesend ferry service. Information from the Lower Thames & Medway Passenger Boat Company. Tel: 0797 3390124. The ferry runs on Mondays to Saturday (no service on Bank Holidays).


Thurrock Tourist Information


Sport Thurrock - Sport - Orsett Golf Club, Brentwood Road, Greys Thurrock, Essex, RM16 3DS. About 4 miles NE of Grays on the A128. M25 Junction 331. Tel: 01375891352.



Sport Thurrock - Sport - Tilbury Leisure Centre, Brennan Road, Civic Square, Tilbury, Grays, Essex, RM18 8AD. Tel: 01375 856886. Impulse Leisure - Belhus Park, South Ockendon, Essex, RM15 4PX. Tel: 01708 856297. 18 hole golf course, bar and restaurant, swimming pool. Impulse Leisure - Blackshots, Blackshots Lane, Grays, Essex, RM16 2JU. Tel: 01375 375533. 5 minutes from Grays town centre, sharing grounds with theatre venue, Civic Hall. Swimming pool. Impulse Leisure - Corringham, Springhouse Road, Corringham, Essex, SS17 7NB. Tel: 01375 678070. Fitness Suite. Ockendon Leisure Centre, Eriff Drive, South Ockendon, Essex, RM15 5AY. Tel: 01708 851309. Palmers Sports & Fitness Centre, Chadwell Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 5TD. Tel: 01375 393911.

Swimming pool


Stores Thurrock - Shopping - Lakeside regional shopping centre and the developing community of Chafford Hundred are located west of Grays and east of the M25. Lakeside has over 300 store. Lakeside is clearly signposted from Junctions 30 and 31 off the M25. Lakeside has 13,000 FREE parking spaces. Marks & Spencer, 229 Thurrock Lakeside Shopping Centre, West Thurrock, Grays, Essex, RM20 2ZQ. Tel: 01708 860099.


Entertainment Thurrock - Entertainment and attractions - Tilbury Fort, Tilbury, Located ½ mile E of Tilbury off A126. Tel: 01375 858489. The artillery fort at Tilbury protected London until the dawn of the 20th century. English Heritage. Charges apply. Rainham Hall, The Broadway, Rainham, Havering RM13 9YN. Tel: 020 7799 4552. Elegant Georgian house in the Dutch style.


Other information Thurrock - Other information - Thurrock Museum, Thameside Complex, Orsett Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 5DX. Upminster Tithe Barn and Agricultural Folk Museum, Hall Lane, London, RM14 1AU. Tel: 01708 447 535.




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Essex Map and Attractions

Stanstead Airport is 42 miles from London. It is 68 miles from Haverhill to Tilbury and 56 miles from Stanstead Mountfitchet to Harwich.

Ferries Ferries indicated are Harwich and Ipswich.

Airports Airport indicated is Stansted Airport.

RoadsThe A13 runs through Thurrock.

Map of Essex

Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown).

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Hedingham Castle, Castle Hedingham, Essex. CO9 3DJ. Tel: 01787 460261.
Attraction 2 - Colchester Zoo, Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0SL. Tel: 01206 331292.
Attraction 3 - Audley End House and Gardens, Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF. Tel: 01799 522399.
Attraction 4 - Central Museum/ Planetarium/ Discovery Centre, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6ES. Tel : 01702 434449
Attraction 5 - Essex Wildlife Trust, Langdon Nature Reserve, Third Avenue, Lower Dunton Road, Basildon, Essex SS16 6EB. Tel 01268 419103.
Attraction 6 - Great Leighs Ltd, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 1QP. Tel: 01245 362412. The UK's newest racecourse.

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Thurrock - Local Information. Thurrock Council 01375 652652 - Tilbury Library 01375 842612 - Thurrock Museum Grays 01375 652403 - Thameside theatre Grays 01375 383961 - Grays Library 01375 383611 - Lloyds Pharmacy Grays 01375 372103 - Boots The Chemists West Thurrock 01708 869871 - Moss Pharmacy Tilbury 01375 843012 - Barclays Bank PLC Grays 01375 815700 - Barclays Bank PLC Tilbury 01375 815700 - Parade Post Office Grays 01375 371367 - Tilbury Post Office 01375 843240 - Thurrock Leisure 01375 397512 - NOTE: Thameside Complex houses the Thameside theatre, the Thurrock Museum & Grays Library

Telephoning Thurrock from abroad - To dial a Thurrock number from outside the UK: dial the International Access Code of the country you are calling from - follow that by the Country Code for the country you are calling to (44 for the UK) - dial the local area code omitting the initial ‘0’ e.g. for London 020 becomes 20 - dial the phone number of the person you want to call in Thurrock

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