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Introducing Essex: Thurrock and beyond

Introducing Essex: Thurrock and beyond

Essex often gets a bad rap, and the problem with this is – it’s totally unjustified. There’s a lot of history in this English county, and the locals are some of the most welcoming you’ll meet in the UK. It’s close to London, but is a largely rural county, with plenty of quaint towns and...
Guide to activities beside the River Thames

Guide to activities beside the River Thames

When most people think of the Thames, they picture the iconic river that runs through the British capital, winding past London’s top tourist attractions. But there’s another side to the Thames that many tourists don’t get the chance to see, in the southern corner of Essex county. After the Thames leaves the big city, it...
Shop 'til you drop in Thurrock

Shop ’til you drop in Thurrock

Fewer than 30 miles out of London, Thurrock is home to Lakeside, one of the UK’s biggest shopping malls. This mammoth, modern centre has all your favourite high-street stores, first-class entertainment and quality dining all under one roof.   Thurrock is a stone’s throw from the bright lights of London, so if you’re looking for the chance to...
Networking hotspots in Thurrock

Networking hotspots in Thurrock

Located on the London commuter belt and listed as an area of regeneration within the Thames Gateway redevelopment zone, the borough of Thurrock is filled to the brim with business opportunities. Commercial activity in Thurrock is centered on the riverfront hub. It’s home to many large industrial sites including oil refineries, manufacturing industries, container ports...
Trendy places to go out in Thurrock

Trendy places to go out in Thurrock

Thanks to popular reality TV programme The Only Way is Essex – or TOWIE, as it’s known to fans – the county of Essex is known for its unpretentious, fun-loving approach to partying. If you’re planning a night out that’s really outside-the-box, escape London for one of these trendy Thurrock hotspots and get ready to...
Must-see upcoming shows in Thurrock

Must-see upcoming shows in Thurrock

A weekend break doesn’t have to mean hitting another major city and navigating the tourist traps. We’ve rounded up the best entertainment in Thurrock for your Essex holiday. If you’re tired of London, you’re probably not tired of life – but maybe it’s time to spice things up with an escape to Thurrock. It’s a...
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