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Aveley, Thurrock

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Aveley, Thurrock

Aveley is a small town within the Thurrock unitary authority in Essex, England and one of the traditional (Church of England) parishes in Thurrock. It is a suburban development located 16.3 miles (26.2 km) east of Charing Cross in London and within the eastern bounds of the M25 motorway.
Post townSOUTH OCKENDON
Administrative CountyThurrock
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ5680
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01708
Population8,381
 

Other names by which Aveley, Thurrock has been known in the past

Aluielea ~ Auileia

Aveley, Thurrock in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Aveley, par. and vil., S. Essex, 2 miles from Purfleet sta. and 7 miles SE. of Romford, 2951 ac. and 128 water and foreshore, pop. 972; P.O., T.O.

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