Purfleet
in Borough of Thurrock of England, United Kingdom

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
51.484 and 0.242 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 51° 29' 2" and E 0° 14' 32"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - GBP
Spoken languages:
English, Welsh, Scottish Gaelic
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 11:47 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:56 am and 4:22 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-43.954 and -176.560 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Waitangi
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for United Kingdom in Northern Europe

Safety Score: 3,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to United Kingdom.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning United Kingdom. Last Update: 2021-01-16 08:36:33

Delve into Purfleet

Purfleet in Borough of Thurrock (England) with it's 12,000 habitants is located in United Kingdom about 16 mi (or 26 km) east of London, the country's capital town.

Current time in Purfleet is now 11:47 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports close to Purfleet, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in United Kingdom is London City Airport in a distance of 8 mi (or 13 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in United Kingdom is Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in a distance of 2 mi (or 4 km), East. Also, if you like playing golf, there are some options within driving distance. We encountered 2 points of interest near this location. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Grays, Dagenham, Bexleyheath, Romford and Woolwich. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 6°C / 42 °F

Morning Temperature 2°C / 35 °F
Evening Temperature 6°C / 43 °F
Night Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Chance of rainfall 4%
Air Humidity 93%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 90% of sky
General Conditions Rain and snow

Sunday, 17th of January 2021

6°C (44 °F)
3°C (38 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 18th of January 2021

6°C (43 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 19th of January 2021

10°C (51 °F)
10°C (51 °F)
Moderate rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

DoubleTree by Hilton Dartford Bridge

Address
2,1 mi
Masthead Close Crossways Bus. Park
DA2 6QF Crossways Business Park,Dartford
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Rowhill Grange and Utopia Spa

Address
5,1 mi
Birchwood Road
DA2 7QH Dartford
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Thurrock Hotel

Address
1,0 mi
Shipe Lane
RM19 1YN Aveley
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Holiday Inn Express LONDON - DARTFORD

Address
2,1 mi
University Way,Dartford
DA1 5PA DARTFORD
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


ibis London Thurrock M25

Address
1,2 mi
Weston Avenue West Thurrock Essex
RM20 3JQ GRAYS
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Campanile Dartford South East of London

Address
1,9 mi
Clipper Boulevard West 1
DA2 6QN Crossways Business Park,Dartford
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


TRAVELODGE THURROCK M25

Address
1,4 mi
MOTO SERVICE AREA OFF A1306 ARTERIAL ROAD
RM16 3BG WEST THURROCK
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Thurrock East

Address
1,5 mi
FLEMING ROAD UNICORN ESTATE, CHAFFORD HUNDRED, GRAYS
RM16 6YJ Thurrock
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


London Rainham

Address
2,5 mi
NEW ROAD WENNINGTON
RM13 9ED Rainham
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


TRAVELODGE DARTFORD

Address
2,6 mi
CHARLES STREET OFF CROSSWAYS BOULEVARD
DA9 9AP Greenhithe
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Trip through the Dartford Crossing (Kent to Essex) (26th Dec 2012)

Published: June 25, 2013
Length: 29:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jack Bromby

A trip through the Dartford Crossing on Boxing Day 2012, travelling from Kent to Essex.


QE2 bridge (Dartford) and Tunnel

Published: July 06, 2009
Length: 48:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: garpstube

A trip across the QE2 Bridge (Dartford) From the Essex side to the Kent side and back through the Dartford Tunnel from the Kent side to the Essex side. the bridge and tunnel cross the River Thames.


Crossing the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge by Bus (Ensign X80)

Published: July 23, 2014
Length: 42:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: zoozoo800

As part of my journey to cross the Thames by all possible means between Tower Bridge and the QE2 bridge, i crossed this bridge on the X80 from Lakeside to Bluewater alighting at Crossways and...


Southeastern HS London to Broadstairs

Published: July 14, 2013
Length: 00:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Alejandro Sarco

Short video and images of a trip in the Southeastern High Speed trains, from London to Broadstairs.


Thermal Imager Sees Through Thick Smoke in Dartford Tunnel

Published: May 08, 2014
Length: 24:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Thermoteknix Systems Ltd

Thermoteknix MicroCAM 2 Thermal Imager used in important Fire Testing Exercise in Dartford Tunnel. The miniature thermal imaging module clearly sees through the thick smoke but, not surprisingly...


Dartford OT 15/09/2012

Published: September 16, 2012
Length: 00:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: BogsDollox

Shooting on the Olympic Trap range at Dartford Clay Shooting Club 15/09/2012.


Dartford Crossing - Driving Dartford Tunnel M25 London - Prestigio RR700X

Published: September 08, 2013
Length: 26:44 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: lorrynpa

With Dartford Crossing closed we had to go through the Dartford Tunnel. I was kinda peeeed off when i saw we wouldn't be going over the crossing but going through the tunnel was kinda fun and...


The Gentleman's Jolly Dartford Tunnel Run

Published: January 25, 2015
Length: 29:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: James Prevett


Dartford tunnel in a Caterham BDR (Cosworth)

Published: September 19, 2007
Length: 10:52 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Onken5

on the way to the 50 years of the Seven. We "unfortunatly" had to go through the Dartford tunnel.


Dartford Tunnel - Slit Scan

Published: July 11, 2012
Length: 28:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Paul Dunning

The movie of the drive through Dartford Tunnel, subjected to processing using slit scan software. There is no audio in this video.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Dartford Cable Tunnel

The Dartford Cable Tunnel is an £11,000,000 tunnel upstream of the Dartford Crossing built in 2003-4. Its diameter is ~3m. It is designed to carry and allow for maintenance of 380kV National Grid electrical cable beneath the Thames; it is accessible by foot as a crossing of the Thames, but by authorised personnel only.

Located at 51.4681, 0.249444 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
London infrastructure, Dartford (borough), Tunnels underneath the River Thames, Tunnels completed in 2004

Rainham Marshes Nature Reserve

Rainham Marshes is an RSPB nature reserve to the east of London, adjacent to the Thames Estuary in Purfleet, Thurrock and Havering. In 2000, the area of land was bought from the Ministry of Defence, who used it as a test firing range. With no activity for several years, the nature reserve was officially opened to the public in 2006. It has maintained much of its Medieval landscape, and is the largest area of wetland on the upper parts of the Thames Estuary.

Located at 51.49, 0.225 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Nature reserves in Havering, Sites of Special Scientific Interest in London, Thurrock, Parks and open spaces in Havering, Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Essex

Aveley F.C

Aveley Football Club are an English football club based in Aveley, Essex. The club are currently members of the Isthmian League Division One North and play at the Mill Field.

Located at 51.5035, 0.252892 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football clubs in England, Isthmian League, Football clubs in Essex, Association football clubs established in 1927, Sport in Thurrock, Southern Football League clubs, Delphian League, Athenian League, 1927 establishments in England

Circus Tavern

The Circus Tavern is an entertainment venue in Purfleet, Essex, England which hosts functions, cabaret acts and is also a nightclub venue. However, it is most famous as having been a long-time venue of the PDC World Darts Championship. It was the venue of the championships from its inauguration in 1994, although the championship's size and popularity outgrew the venue and the PDC announced that the championship would move to the Alexandra Palace for the 2008 PDC World Darts Championship.

Located at 51.4859, 0.2461 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sports venues in Thurrock, Buildings and structures in Thurrock, Darts venues

Pura Foods

Pura Foods Ltd is a manufacturer and supplier of edible oils and fats. The company now has two sites by the Thames, with manufacturing plant at Purfleet and R&D facilities at the former British Oil & Cake Mills (BOCM) in Erith. It is now part of ADM. The plant at Blackwall, east London, closed in 2006.

Located at 51.4712, 0.25803 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Food processing in London, Former buildings and structures of Tower Hamlets

Ensignbus

Ensignbus is a Purfleet-based bus and coach dealer, open top bus tour operator and bus service operator. Ensignbus has collected 20 ex-London vehicles of various ages and conditions in a transport museum. Ensignbus owns parts of the City Sightseeing worldwide sightseeing tour operator. Ensignbus sells used buses from several major UK operators, and boasts "the largest stock of used double-deck buses in the world, with anywhere from 100-500 buses in stock".

Located at 51.494, 0.2317 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Former London bus operators, Bus operators in England, Transport museums in England, Transport in Essex, Transport in Thurrock

High House, Purfleet

High House is the collective name for a group of historic buildings in Purfleet, Thurrock, Essex, which was used as a farm for hundreds of years, with a Grade II listed house and barn, but with the addition of one of the best dovecotes (dove houses) in Southern England, which is a Scheduled Ancient Monument. This property includes the house, coachman's cottage, chaise house, stable, granary, barn, workshop, cart sheds, dovecote, and inner and outer walled gardens.

Located at 51.4793, 0.2548 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Thurrock

Thames Board Mills Sports Ground

Thames Board Mills Sports Ground was a cricket ground in Purfleet, Essex. The first recorded match on the ground was in 1956, when the Essex Second XI played the Surrey Second XI in the Minor Counties Championship. Essex played their first List-A match there against Kent in the 1969 Player's County League. Essex played 4 List-A matches there between 1969 and 1972, playing their final List-A match there against Glamorgan in the 1972 John Player League.

Located at 51.4946, 0.23607 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Defunct cricket grounds in England, Sports venues in Essex

capture of the webcam Bexley: Wennington Viaduct W

Bexley: Wennington Viaduct W, Bexley (source)

capture of the webcam Bexley: Rainham Marshes

Bexley: Rainham Marshes, Bexley (source)

capture of the webcam Bexley: Wennington Viaduct E

Bexley: Wennington Viaduct E, Bexley (source)

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