The Langdon visitor centre now stands at the start of Third
Avenue. It is the first building on the right hand side and has a visitors car park directly opposite. The original visitor centre was
built in the 1990s but closed in 2019 to be replaced with a new building offering better facilities and more space.
Approximately half way along on the left and before the incline is The Haven, the last surviving
plotland property on the Dunton Hills Estate. Built in the 1930s by the Mills family and saved from demolition by Basildon Development Corporation, it is
now a museum, having been officially opened by the Corporation's own Chairman, Dame Elizabeth Coker in May 1984. On
first opening entry to the museum was restricted to Sundays. Admission was priced at 50p.
On the same side as The Haven there is still evidence of a 2ft wide concrete footpath laid during the estate's heyday though much of
this is now covered by undergrowth.
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