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Fortune Services Station
A service station with a long association with Laindon
Victorian Post Box
On the green by the junction of Laindon Common Road and Noak Hill Road. Is there another in the Basildon borough?
Travelling Down Noak Hill
Look at the roof line on the Right
The Old Fortune Of War
From drinking when the horse did the driving to wheels for your car
An old meeting place for the community
It appears that this stone was laid anytime between 1683 and 1823. Milestones are rapidly ...
The Three Spires
More buildings that have been around for many years
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.
Drink more Richards Laindon Milk
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'.
Carpets with a past
This building is comparatively new dating to the 1970's
Blackmore Farm House
This is a Grade II listed, late 1700s timber frame and plastered house with an earlier core
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
Berry Boys Club.
I boxed at Berry Boys club 1970 to 1972. I Remember Derek and Steve and Bernard and secretary John. Also,David...
Ken Collier – Berry Boy’s Boxing Club
Does anybody remember Mathew Laudat and David O'Neil at this club in 1971/72?
Chowdhary School Class Photo 1969/70
I was in Miss Davis's class, she then married and became Mrs. Barnes. Steven Jack and Steven Troad were in...
Salvation Army Group Approx. 1950.
Hi Joan Baterip and Martin Sarfas, similar train of thought to Joan my maternal grandmother is a Sarfas, also from...
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