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Tilbury is a town located on the north bank of the River Thames, in the borough of Thurrock. It is notable for being the location of a deep water port. Henry VIII built riverside Block Houses at East and West Tilbury, which later became Coalhouse Fort and Tilbury Fort. It was at West Tilbury that Queen Elizabeth I gave her famous Spanish Armada speech. Both forts are now open to the public. Tilbury dock was the point of emigration to Australia under the “Ten Pound Poms” scheme which was operated by the Australian government between 1945 until 1972 . Today the port handles a variety of cargo, container and passenger traffic and remains one of Britain's major ports, along with Felixstowe and Southampton. A ferry service to Gravesend operates on the south bank of the river. Near the Dockmaster's office is a memorial to Captain Peter de Neumann who was killed there in an accident on 16 September 1972. East Tilbury is a conservation area of architectural and historical interest due to its links with the British Bata Shoe Company who created the housing estates there in the 1930s. The vast Lakeside Shopping complex with its bars, restaurants and cinema is nearby.

Attraction

Coalhouse Fort
Tilbury Fort

Dentist

Bailey & Gibbons

Doctor

Dr P J Patel
The Health Centre

Market

Tilbury Market

Pub and Bar

Anchor
Ship Inn
Worlds End

Solicitor

Stephen Roberts

Taxi

Armada Cars
Civic Cars
Ferry Cars
Tilbury Taxis

Sports Clubs

Eton Manor (Amateur Football)
Tilbury (Amateur Football)

Shops

Jims Cafe
Baldwin Bakery
Asset Chemist
Chapharm Ltd

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Garlands & Greens
Sandwiches by Sue

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The Granby Hotel (1.73 miles)

The Granby Hotel

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The Granby Hotel is a privately owned hotel ideally situated in North West Kent, easily accessible from major motorway links, major roads, rail and air connections. The hotel offers the ... More

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Henry B&B (1.74 miles)

Henry B&B

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This privately-owned, warm and welcoming accommodation is part of an 18th century detached mansion house with a courtyard garden and off-road parking. En suite rooms are large but cosy and ... More

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Shamrock Guest House (1.86 miles)

Shamrock Guest House
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Premier Inn Gravesend Central (2.23 miles)

Premier Inn Gravesend Central
Well located for local, national and international train travel, just 10 minutes drive from Ebbsfleet International station. Ideally positioned for access to the M25, Dartford Crossing and cross channel ferries. For shopping Bluewater shopping centre ... More | visit website
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Porchfield B&B (2.65 miles)

Porchfield B&B
We are set in a quiet location in the heart of Gravesend. About 15 - 20 minutes from the town centre where there are a number of restaurants and pubs. The main line railway station ... More | visit website
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Stifford Clays Farmhouse Hotel (3.14 miles)

Stifford Clays Farmhouse Hotel

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This beautifully converted farmhouse is set in landscaped gardens and is close to Dartford, Bluewater and Lakeside shopping centres. It has lovely countryside views and plenty of amenities. The B&B is convenient ... More

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Park Inn Thurrock (3.17 miles)

Park Inn Thurrock

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This prestigious Hotel, once a Georgian Manor House is set in six acres of beautiful gardens. You will receive a warm welcome from our dedicated team! Whether it's the refined atmosphere of ... More

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Premier Inn Thurrock East (3.41 miles)

Conveniently situated within walking distance of Chafford Hundred train station and for shopping, the Lakeside shopping centre. The nearest town to this hotel is Grays town centre just 2.5 miles away. London City Airport is ... More | visit website
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Orsett Hall Hotel and Conference Centre (3.64 miles)

Orsett Hall Hotel and Conference Centre

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Set In 13 acres of Essex countryside,The Orsett Hall Hotel and Conference centre offers the perfect setting for Weddings,Conferences and Banqueting.The Hotel has 30 Executive rooms and 3 Luxurious suite ... More

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Travelodge Thurrock M25 (3.71 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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