Demographics

Basildon is the largest and fastest-growing economy in Essex and the second largest in the Thames Gateway area. It is an established centre of excellence for engineering and manufacturing and boasts some of the most advanced technical facilities in the UK.

Drive to work times

Over 1.5 million people live within a 45 minute drive to work time of Basildon 115.

0-15 mins
15-30 mins
30-45 mins
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HGV drive times

0-60 mins
60-120 mins
120-180 mins
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HGV drive times

Places

Drive times

Distance

Journey

M25/J19
9 miles
12 mins
Central London
41 miles
1 hr 13 mins
Luton
61 miles
2 hrs 0 mins
Northampton
91 miles
2 hrs 53 mins
Coventry
122 miles
3 hrs 44 mins
Birmingham
142 miles
4 hrs 13 mins
Bristol
180 miles
5 hrs 37 mins

Airports

London Stansted
39 miles
1 hr 13 mins
London Gatwick
58 miles
1 hr 52 mins
London Luton
59 miles
1 hr 52 mins

Ports

London Gateway
11 miles
16 mins
Tilbury Docks
14 miles
20 mins
Harwich
55 miles
1 hr 43 mins
Felixstowe
65 miles
2 hrs 6 mins
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Earnings by place of work: South Essex comparison

Basildon
£536.60
Thurrock
£540.30
Chelmsford
£565.40
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Suitable Workforce

4,000 employed in transport and storage Basildon
Nomisweb 2017

 

Over 91,000 people economically active in Basildon
Nomisweb 2017