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West Thurrock is an area within the Borough of Thurrock in Essex, 17.5 miles from Charing Cross. It is the location of the Lakeside Shopping Centre and retail park, one of the largest shopping areas in Europe, on a site of 200 acres. There are 231 shops as well as the 26 acre Alexandra Lake with its diving school complex. The vast Vue cinema recently re-launched as a 9 screen state of the art cinema complex with stadium seating, reclinable armchair-style seating, and a combination of giant beanbags and sofas. Itís the first of its kind in the UK. The 380kV Thames Crossing, an overhead powerline crossing the River Thames, is in West Thurrock. Its towers are the tallest electricity pylons in the UK. The 12th century St Clement's Church in West Thurrock, although now redundant, appeared in the film Four Weddings and a Funeral and was once a stopping point for pilgrims. Visitors can see the remains of its original round tower and also a mass grave to the boys of the reformatory ship Cornwall who were drowned in an accident off Purfleet. Arena Essex hosts regular banger racing, hot rods and stock cars at the track in West Thurrock, as well as Lakeside Karting where you can "arrive and drive".


Premier Inn Thurrock West *book online*
Travelodge Thurrock M25 *book online*


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West Thurrock Primary School


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Hotel Ibis London Thurrock (0.65 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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Premier Inn Thurrock East (0.89 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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Premier Inn Thurrock West (0.96 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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Thurrock Hotel (1.01 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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Royal Hotel (1.45 miles)

Royal Hotel

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A short distance from the M25, Brands Hatch and both Lakeside and Bluewater shopping centres, this hotel boasts a superb riverside location, with terraces overlooking the Thames. The Royal Hotel is situated ... More

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Campanile Hotel Dartford (1.85 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.

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Park Inn Thurrock (1.85 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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Travelodge Dartford (2.02 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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Stifford Clays Farmhouse Hotel (2.47 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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Premier Inn Rainham (2.89 miles)

Premier Inn Rainham
Conveniently located for Rainham train station and just 10 miles from London City Airport. For shops and local amenities Rainham town centre is only 3 miles away. Our Rainham Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly ... More | visit website

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