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Rectory Road shops, houses, businesses and public buildings between High Road and Burnt Mills Road.

For the properties on the west side of Rectory Road follow this link.

Please note: This is a work in progress with updates as information becomes available. Where it exists, photographic evidence of the shop nameboard has been used in the naming of many of the businesses. Other additional information where known is also included with each property.

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Rectory Road Shops & Properties - East Side (2)
Shops, houses, businesses & public buildings between High Road and Howard Crescent
NumberShop/House Name Business - Property TypeOpen/Built
approx.
Closed
Demolished
Still Exists
approx.
Howard Park (now Howard Diamond Jubilee Park) 1947Open
Shops, houses, businesses & public buildings between Howard Crescent and Rectory Hill Road
Pitsea Police StationClosed in November 1967, operations transferred to Basildon police station at Great Oaks.
A new police station was built in Rectory Road, opening around 1990.
01/03/193713/11/1967
Demolished
2aPolice accommodation 1940s 
2bPolice accommodation 1940s 
16John ShoreTobacconist, Provisions
End terrace house & residence
c.1940s 
18Rectory Store (Ben Feltham)Ironmonger, Tool merchant, Paraffin agent, Oil heaters
Mid terrace house & residence
c.1956 
20Papworth & Son (John Papworth)Greengrocer and Fruiterer
End terrace house & residence
Pre-19351970s
Shops, houses, businesses & public buildings between Rectory Hill Road and Rectory Gardens
      
Shops, houses, businesses & public buildings between Rectory Gardens and Delhi Road
      
Shops, houses, businesses & public buildings between Delhi Road and Victoria Avenue
  Semi-detached residence  Demolished
Post-/11/1967
  Semi-detached residence  Demolished
Post-/11/1967
60Doctors' SurgeryDr. J.S. Norwell
Semi-detached residence
c.1970--
Demolished
Post-/11/1967
  Semi-Detached residence  Demolished
Post-/11/1967
  Detached residence  Demolished
Post-/11/1967
  Detached residence  Demolished
Pre-/11/1967
  Detached residence  Demolished
Post-/11/1967
  Detached residence  Demolished
Pre-/11/1967
Shops, houses, businesses & public buildings between Victoria Avenue and Crest Avenue
  Detached residence   
  Detached residence  Demolished
Pre-/11/1967
  Detached residence   
  Detached residence   
  Detached residence   
  Semi-detached residence   
  Semi-detached residence   
Shops, houses, businesses & public buildings between Crest Avenue and Kenneth Road
90 Residence 1940sDemolished
Pre-/11/1967
92 Residence 1940sDemolished
Pre-/11/1967
94Kelleys (William Kelley)T.V. & Electrical
(relocated: 82 Town Square, Basildon)
Residence
Pre-1935Demolished
Pre-/11/1967
96 Residence --Demolished
Post-/11/1967
98 Residence --Demolished
Pre-/11/1967
100 Residence --Demolished
Pre-/11/1967
102T.G. Cycles
Basildon Flower Centre
William Hill
Cycle Shop
Flower sellers and Greengrocers
Bookmakers
End terrace house residence
1950s
Pre-/10/1990
--
1970s
--
Open
104Steggles (Kenneth Steggles)
Pitsea Express
Newsagents
Newsagents
Mid terrace house residence
Pre-1940
--
1970s
Open
106Greens Stores
Margaret's Food & Wine
Foodstore
Mini Market
End terrace house residence
c.1940s
--
--
Open
108Rectory Rd. Drapers (Prop. T.R. Mann)
Blahnix
Childrens', Gent's & Ladies' Outfitters, Linens, Fabrics
Nails and Beauty Treatment Shop
Detached house residence
1950s
--
--
Open
110Detached bungalow Pre-1940sDemolished
112Detached bungalow Pre-1940sDemolished
114
Kenilworth
S.T. Arber
Detached bungalow
Pre-1940sDemolished
116Detached bungalow Pre-1940sDemolished
118Detached bungalow Pre-1940sDemolished
122End terrace house Pre-1940sc.1983
Demolished
124Mid terrace house Pre-1940sc.1983
Demolished
126Mid terrace house Pre-1940sc.1983
Demolished
128End terrace house Pre-1940sc.1983
Demolished
130J.S. James (John James)
P,H & D Klarner
Hung Tol
Golden City
Shop
Foodstore
Chinese Restaurant
Chinese Takeaway
End terrace house residence
1940s
1970s
c.1974
--
--
c.1974
--
Open
132CostcutterSupermarket
Mid terrace house tesidence
--Open
134Second Hand Furniture Shop
The Handy Cafe
May's Domestic Stores
Vanas Pharmacy & Post Office
Furniture
Cafe
General Stores
Chemist
Mid terrace house residence
1950s
1950s
1970s
--
--
--
--
Open
136The Cabin
D.A. Yaxley
Realms
Newsagent & Confectioner, Toys
Newsagent & Tobacconist
Fish Bar
Mid terrace house residence
1930s
1970s
--
--
--
Open
138Chalvedon Stores (A.E. Tozer)
Archie Wilson & Son
Drinks Cabin
Off Licence
Wine and Spirit Merchant
Off Licence
Mid terrace house (formerly end terrace) residence
1950s
1956
--
--
1970s
Open
140 Single storey extension added to main block c.1960s, c.2000s rebuilt as end terrace house.
End terrace house residence
c.1960sOccupied
Shops, houses, businesses & public buildings between Kenneth Road and Trenham Avenue
150The Wayside Stores (Edward Walker)House Pre-1940s--
Shops, houses, businesses & public buildings between Trenham Avenue and Enmore Avenue
      
Shops, houses, businesses & public buildings between Enmore Avenue and Edward Road
      
Shops, houses, businesses & public buildings between Edward Road and South View Avenue
      
Shops, houses, businesses & public buildings between South View Avenue and Cecil Drive
      
Shops, houses, businesses & public buildings between Cecil Drive and Gilbert Road
      
Shops, houses, businesses & public buildings between Gilbert Road and Reginald Drive
      
Shops, houses, businesses & public buildings between Reginald Drive and Burnt Mills Road
 Second hand car salesCar dealer c.19801980s
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Page added: 2013
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Other points of interest:
Howard Park and Howard Crescent are named after Harold George Howard a local businessman, landowner and founder of Howard's Dairies.

Text researched and written by William Cox, 2009 with revisions and additions 2009-2015.
Copyright © 2009-2015, B. Cox - Basildon History Online. All rights reserved.
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