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Great Wakering, Essex

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Great Wakering, Essex

Great Wakering is a village in Essex, England. The nearest large town is Southend which is approximately four miles to the west of the village. Public transportation to the village is via bus service to Southend via Arriva and Stephensons, but the village is well served with several historical public houses, a primary school, a Co-Operative supermarket, post office, hairdressers and several small and characterful village shops.
Post townSouthend-on-Sea
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ9487
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01702

Other names by which Great Wakering, Essex has been known in the past

Wakering ~ Wakering Great

Great Wakering, Essex in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Wakering, Great, par. and vil., Essex, in SE. of co.- par. (including Great Potton island), 2775 ac. and 3141 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 1294; vil., 4½ miles NE. of Southend; P.O.

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