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Park Inn Thurrock
Park Inn Thurrock


County - Essex | Map
Tel code: 01375 | code search
Postcode: RM16 | code search
Population: 36600
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"As a birthday present a friend took me for lunch at the Treacle Mine- Grays. We had been there before yesterday and loved it especially the fish and chips. However, ..." More

Thurrock Hotel
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Park Inn Thurrock
"Good Points: Bar food and breakfast very good Bad Points: bedrooms and corridor areas very tired and in need of refurbishment General review: OK, but fresher, newer hotels are available at a ..." More

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Grays, next to the Thames near the Dartford crossing, is some 20 miles to the east of London on the north bank of the River Thames. It is the largest town in the borough of Thurrock which houses the vast Lakeside shopping centre and retail park. There is a bingo hall, cinema complexes, bars and restaurants all within minutes of the shopping complex. Local sites of interest include the Thameside Theatre and the Thurrock History Museum which has extensive galleries on the archaeology and social and industrial heritage of the area, including items on the River Thames. The museum organizes walking tours of the borough in the summer. The now-disused State Theatre in the town centre was apparently used as a location in the film Who Framed Roger Rabbit? It once housed the town’s cinema. Grays Beach Riverside Park on Thames Road, has a large play area with Britain's biggest play galleon, plus an 18 hole adventure golf course, pdeal go-karts, a children's driving school, skittles, hose hockey, air maze, and a cafe. From the top of the Derby Road Bridge in Grays you can look down to Thurrock Yacht Club, Grays Beach children's playground and the River Thames where large container ships can occasionally be seen travelling up and down. As well as Thurrock Yacht Club, Grays Beach is the site of the local landmark - The Gull, a lightship built in 1860, which has lain on the foreshore for decades and is now in a serious state of dilapidation.


B & W Business Services
Dove Accounting
Lakeside Financial Planning


Thurrock Museum


Hotel Ibis London Thurrock *book online*
Premier Inn Thurrock East *book online*

Care Home

Bennett Lodge
Carolyne House
The Whitecroft


Club Rise


Thurrock Council


Chadwell Dental Practice
Patient First Dental Practice


Dr A Bansal & Partner
Dr A K Abeyewardene & Partner
Dr K K Masson
Dr M Colburn & Partners
The Dilip Sabnis Medical Centre PMS

Estate Agent

Chandler & Martin
Chesters Estates

Howgate & Kempster
Regent Estates
Russell James Estate Agents
Top Service Estate

Golf Club

Orsett Golf Club


Grays Market

Performing Arts

Billericay Dance Centre
Impulse Leisure - Civic Hall
Impulse Theatre
Thameside Theatre

Pub and Bar

Old Shant
Rising Sun
Ship Inn
Treacle Mine
White Hart


Cumming & Riley Solicitors

Margaret Reynolds


A B C Taxis
A5 Taxis
Elite Car Hire
Grays Taxis


Impulse Leisure - Civic Hall
Impulse Theatre
Thameside Theatre


Riverside Veterinary Group

Sports Clubs

Grays & Chadwell CC (Cricket)
Grays Athletic (Amateur Football)
Grays Table Tennis Club (Table Tennis)
Stanford Le Hope CC (Cricket)
Thurrock (Amateur Football)
Thurrock Harriers AC (Athletics)
Thurrock RFC (Rugby Union)
Thurrock Yacht Club (Sailing)


Daisy Daisy
Fur N Feathers

The Olive Oil Store
Chandler Clarke
Exit Shoes
The Gallery at Lakeside
Taplin Fine Arts
Talons Hair Nails & Beauty
Cafe Etoile Bleu
Cafe Fish
Meat Express
Orchard Garden Centre
Sports Corner
Lakeside Shopping Centre
The Entertainer

Places to Stay near Grays

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Park Inn Thurrock (1.75 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 (1.85 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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Stifford Clays Farmhouse Hotel (1.94 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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The Granby Hotel (2.40 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 (2.45 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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Hotel Ibis London Thurrock (2.53 miles)

Hotel Ibis London Thurrock

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Our hotel is located near shopping centre, Lakeside and Bluewater, and 10 minutes from Tilbury port Ideal for shopping stop overs or business trip 102 bedrooms, including double bedded rooms and ... More

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Thurrock Hotel (2.76 miles)

Thurrock Hotel

Recently refurbished 25 out of 58 bedrooms. The hotel is located in the countryside 12 miles from the centre of London, 5 minutes from Lakeside and Bluewater, some of the largest shopping malls in Europe. ... More | visit website

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Premier Inn Thurrock West (2.84 miles)

Premier Inn Thurrock West

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Ideally positioned within easy reach of the M25. For shops and local amenities Thurrock town centre is only 2 miles away. Conveniently located 2 miles from Purfleet train station and 14 ... More | visit website

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Travelodge Dartford (3.14 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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Campanile Hotel Dartford (3.31 miles)

Campanile Hotel Dartford

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Equipped to welcome you all year round, this hotel close to the M25 Dartford Tunnel offers smart, non-smoking and well-equipped en suite bedrooms.

The Campanile’s services extend from bedrooms and conference rooms ... More

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