West Thurrock


West Thurrock

infobox UK place
country = England
official_name= West Thurrock
unitary_england= Thurrock
lieutenancy_england= Essex
region= East of England
constituency_westminster= Thurrock
post_town= GRAYS
postcode_district= RM20
postcode_area= RM
dial_code= 01708
population= 7,795 (2001 Census)
os_grid_reference= TQ585785
latitude= 51.4836
longitude= 0.2820

West Thurrock is an area of Thurrock, Essex, England, located 17.5 miles (28.1 km) east south-east of Charing Cross, London.

It is the location of the Lakeside Shopping Centre.

Industry along the Thames includes a Unilever chilled distribution center for all its chilled food products (Flora, Bertolli, I Can't Believe It's Not Butter, Stork, Peperami and AdeZ), Procter and Gamble plant manufacturing detergents. The large coal-burning West Thurrock Power Station closed in 1993. The 190 metre tall electricity pylons of 380kV Thames Crossing, the tallest electricity pylons in UK, remain. Just upstream of the pylons the tunnel of High Speed 1 passes under the Thames.

Nearest places:
* Aveley
* Chafford Hundred
* Grays
* South Ockendon

Nearest stations:
* Chafford Hundred railway station
* Grays railway station
* Purfleet railway station


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