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East Tilbury

Coordinates: 51.4657° N 0.4294° E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

Population Maximum 6402 (2001)[1]
OS grid reference TQ688768
Unitary authority Thurrock
Ceremonial county Essex
Region East
Constituent country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town TILBURY
Postcode district RM18
Dial code 01375
Police Essex
Fire Essex
Ambulance East of England
UK Parliament Thurrock
European Parliament East of England

East Tilbury is a village in the unitary authority of Thurrock borough, England. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (600x800, 11 KB) Summary Description: A blank map of the United Kingdom, with country outline and coastline; contact the author for help with modifications or add-ons Source: Reference map provided by Demis Mapper 6 Date: 2006-21-06 Author: User... Image File history File links Red_pog. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... Thurrock is a unitary authority with borough status in the East of England. ... The Ceremonial counties of England are areas of England that are appointed a Lord-Lieutenant, and are defined by the government with reference to the metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England. ... Essex is a county in the East of England. ... The region, also known as Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity of England in the United Kingdom. ... The East of England is one of the nine official regions of England. ... This is an alphabetical list of countries of the world, including independent states (both those that are internationally recognised and generally unrecognised), inhabited dependent territories and areas of special sovereignty. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... A post town is a required part of all UK postal addresses. ... UK postal codes are known as postcodes. ... The RM postcode area is a group of 20 postal districts in north east Greater London which are subdivisions of nine post towns. ... The UK telephone numbering plan, also known as the National Numbering Plan, is regulated by the Office of Communications (Ofcom), which replaced the Office of Telecommunications (Oftel) in 2003. ... Essex Police is a Home Office (territorial) police force with responsibility for policing the county of Essex in south east England. ... A Fire Appliance belonging to the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service The fire service in the United Kingdom has undergone dramatic changes since the beginning of the 21st century, a process that has been propelled by a devolution of central government powers, new legislation and a change to operational... Essex County Fire and Rescue Service are the statutory fire fighting service for the county of Essex in the south-east of England. ... Crest of NHS ambulance services in England Crest of the Scottish Ambulance Service In the UK, the majority of ambulance services are provided under the National Health Service through local ambulance trusts. Each trust is specific to a county or area, and so the country is divided across a number... The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust is the authority responsible for providing NHS ambulance services in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Luton, Norfolk, Peterborough, Southend-on-Sea, Suffolk and Thurrock, in the East of England region. ... The United Kingdom House of Commons is made up of Members of Parliament (MPs). ... Thurrock is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... This is a list of Members of the European Parliament for the United Kingdom in the 2004 to 2009 session, ordered by name. ... East of England is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Thurrock is a unitary authority with borough status in the East of England. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ...

Contents

History

In Saxon times, the location on which the church now stands was surrounded by tidal marshland. This is the probable location for the minster church established by St Cedd at Tilaburg.[2] Saint Cedd (c. ...


In the 1860s, Coalhouse Fort was constructed on the bank of the Thames, close to the parish church. Coalhouse Fort is a large casemated fort near Tilbury, Essex, 4 miles downstream from Tilbury Fort. ...


From 1894 to 1936 East Tilbury was part of the Orsett Rural District.[3]The East Tilbury Civil Parish was abolished in 1936 when the area became part of Thurrock Urban District.[4] Thurrock was a local government district and civil parish in south Essex, United Kingdom from 1936 to 1974. ...


The construction of a Bata Shoes factory in the 1930s resulted in substantial development in East Tilbury. The factory has since closed down.[5] Bata Shoes is the worlds largest shoe company. ...


Communications and facilities

The town is served by East Tilbury railway station on the Tilbury branch of the c2c service from Fenchurch Street. It is located near to the A13 road from London. East Tilbury is served by a limited bus service. East Tilbury railway station is a railway station located in the village of East Tilbury in the borough and unitary authority of Thurrock in the East of England. ... For other uses, see C2C. c2c is a train operating company that provides train services, on a franchise basis, on the London, Tilbury & Southend line from Fenchurch Street in the City of London to East London and the entire length of the northern Thames Gateway area including Basildon, Chafford Hundred... The A13 is a trunk road in England linking the City of London with East London and south Essex. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ...


East Tilbury does not have a developed shopping centre; its nearest major retail centres are located at Basildon and Lakeside. This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Lakeside Shopping Centre exterior The Lakeside Shopping Centre is a large out-of-town shopping mall located in West Thurrock in the borough of Thurrock, just beyond the eastern boundary of Greater London. ...


Developments

The area forms part of the Thames Gateway redevelopment zone and responsibility for delivery in this area is with the Thurrock Development Corporation.[6] Large sections of green belt land have been earmarked for development;[7] it is expected to include 14,000 homes and provide 20,000 jobs.[8] The Thames Gateway is an area of land stretching 40 miles eastwards from East London on both sides of the River Thames and the Thames Estuary. ... Thurrock Thames Gateway Development Corporation is an Urban Development Corporation set up by the Government of the United Kingdom covering the entire the borough and unitary authority of Thurrock in Essex. ... In city planning, the Green Belt is a concept for controlling metropolitan growth introduced around London, England by minister of housing Duncan Sandys via a Government Circular. ...


References

  1. ^ East Tilbury ward profile (PDF). www.thurrock-community.org.uk (December 2006). Retrieved on 2006-12-28.
  2. ^ A Saunders Chapel-Hospital-Blockhouse?, Panorama, The Journal of the Thurrock Local History Society, Volume 13, 1970
  3. ^ Vision of Britain - Orsett RD. Retrieved 9 November 2006.
  4. ^ Vision of Britain - East Tilbury parish (historic map). Retrieved 9 November 2006.
  5. ^ Guardian - Welcome to Bata-ville. Retrieved 9 November 2006.
  6. ^ OPSI - The Thurrock Development Corporation (Area and Constitution) Order 2003. Retrieved 9 November 2006.
  7. ^ European Agricultural Investment Services - Developers aim to use 1,200 acres of green belt. Retrieved 9 November 2006.
  8. ^ Guardian - Row looms over plan for Thames new town. Retrieved 9 November 2006.

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External links

Bata Reminiscence Centre - http://www.batamemories.org.uk/MAIN/ENG/00-EN-Pages/00-EN-HOME.html


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