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The Three Spires
More buildings that have been around for many years
Drink more Richards Laindon Milk
The common, as a park was created in 1260 for the people of Laindon
The Dukes Head
It is believed that the Dukes Head is the oldest public house in the old parish of Laindon.
The Forming of Phoenix Striders Walking and Running Club
During our short life we have organised The Basildon 5K for 6 years and 1mile Fun Run for the past 2 years, these in aid of Little Haven's Children's Hospice.
Hilda Bragg (née Harber) - Memories of Laindon and World War II
September 3rd 1939 was not an ordinary Sunday. Church bells rang and some people went to a Service but most folk stayed at home waiting to hear the worst.
Lee Chapel-Ebenezer Gospel Hall (Non-denominational)
Many of the newcomers, or 'plotland pioneers', came 'down the line' from East London area and they were seeking something different. So from the about 1905 through to the mid 1920s a number of small mission halls sprung up.
Dunton Farm Colony/Caravan Site
Over the centuries Dunton like the rest of the surrounding area had seen many changes, ...
Ceylon Villa and York Villa
Both houses over the past 100 years would have had many tenants but York Villa had a special tenant who is still remembered to day with great affection 'Doctor Chowdhary'.
Blackmore Farm House
This is a Grade II listed, late 1700s timber frame and plastered house with an earlier core
Carpets with a past
This building is comparatively new dating to the 1970's
Langdon Hills Second World War Army Camp
Built in our hour of need and now returned to farmland
Footsteps through Laindon and Laindons got Talent
The following article about Laindon and St Nicholas Church appeared in the Bishop of Bradwells ...
New Housing In Laindon
Planners and Architects idea of the way forward in housing!
A short video clip of a trip down Dry Street
Little Burstead Church
Looking to the north as you pass through Little Burstead Parish while travelling along Dunton Road
The old Parish Church of Dunton
Laindon Shopping Centre
The new shopping centre that replaced the High Road shops
Ivy Powell's War Memories
Ivy Powell (Neé Hymas) Clearly remembers the day the Second World War, was declared
Eamonn Martin...Lion of Laindon
Michael Healy in his recent book ‘This is Basildon’ (2009) refers to Eamonn as being ...
Laindon Athletic Club
Goal shot of the 1952/53 Team at the Recreation Ground
Jillean Hipsey (neé Porter)...Netball legend
Jillean was born in 1948 and lived in Pound Lane, Laindon until 1963 when the ...
Pictures of all the Football Teams to assist Identification
Click on photograph to enlarge
David Blaine's Plotland memories. (1950/60s)
I lived in a Plotland bungalow named 'Westholme' in Sidney Road off Victoria Road Laindon
Langdon Hills School c 1956.
No. 4 is Peter Ellis. 8 is John Short and 9 is Tony Hurley.
Laindon High Road School
I was a pupil from 1964 to 1968 and Mr Day was headmaster in 1964. I'm not sure when he...
Hi After searching the Web I came across this forum. My great grandfather was Benjamin Presland who run side shows,...
Markham’s Farm (Great Berry Farm) in Langdon Hills
Re Brenda Buckenham. The last time I heard of her was c 1998 and she was living in Upton, Chester...
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