Below are a some links to Basildon history related websites and Facebook groups. Included are community archive sites
for Basildon borough. All links open in a separate page.
|Basildon Borough Heritage & Museum Group
Description: Preserving the culture and heritage of the borough through historic talks,
photographic exhibitions and an archive of artefacts and written memories.
|Basildon Borough History
Description: Interesting and informative site created by Basildon Borough Historical Group covering the whole
Description: Learn more about an area of Basildon now well known as Dunton Plotlands.
|Laindon and District Community Archive
Description: Local history site covering Laindon, Langdon Hills, Dunton, Lee Chapel and parts of
Little and Great Burstead.
|Basildon History YouTube Channel
Description: This site's YouTube channel. 25+ videos from around the town.
|Wat Tyler Country Park
Description: 125 acres of country walks, wildlife spotting, adventure play for children as well as the home of
the Basildon Heritage Group who have an extensive collection of photographs and assorted historical literature.
Description: The Billericay Community Archive, with photographs, message board, stories and much
Description: The Wickford Community Archive, with photographs, message board, stories and much more.
|EssexLive Your Local News
Description: EssexLive provides up to date news coverage from across the county.
Description: News, Sport and everything in between.
Description: A group covering the history of the 'New Town' of Basildon including Laindon, Langdon Hills, Pitsea, Vange, parts of Nevendon and Dunton and everything inbetween.
Description: Long established Facebook group with over 25,000 members and rising.
|Basildon, Then, Now and the Future
Description: Facebook group with 13,000+ members, packed with old photos and thousands of interesting posts.
|Laindon and Langdon Hills Memories
Description: A great Facebook group to join if your interest is Laindon and Langdon Hills.
Description: Another excellent Facebook group well worth joining if your interest is all things historical in Pitsea and Vange.
|Bryn Primary School
Description: Facebook group for all ex pupils of the former Bryn School, Church Road, Basildon.
|Five Links Memories
Description: Facebook group anyone who has lived or is currently living on the Five Links housing estate in Laindon.
|Essex Church Photographs
Description: The Parish Churches of Essex with descriptions and over 400 photographs.
Description: Comprehensive website recording Essex church history with over 500 photographs.
|History of Essex Pubs
Description: A history of the Inns, Taverns and Public Houses in Essex.
|Essex Schools Photographs
Description: The Schools in Essex website featuring over 250 photographs.
|Essex Wildlife Trust
Description: Discover Essex Wildlife Trusts 461 acres of woodland on a series of nature trails in
and around Langdon Hills. The reserves visitor centre is based in Third Avenue on the former Dunton Hills plotland estate.
|Essex Records Office
Description: The Essex Record Office is run by Essex County Council and based at Chelmsford. Here the written, oral and
visual heritage of the county is preserved and can be accessed by the public.
|History Of Southend Corporation Transport
Description: The history of Southend Corporation Transport. A complete history of all forms of
public transport in Southend including Trams & Trolleybuses with over 600 photographs, many from Basildon including
Cherrydown bus depot.
|Basildon Council Website
Description: Basildon Council's website. All current local information &
services, contact numbers, events and much more.
Description: Local interest in and around Billericay - featuring message board, local news as it
breaks, history, helplines & an historic building walk along Billericay High Street.
Description: Reunion site for anyone who attended Laindon High Road Secondary School's 'Class
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|Page added: 06/10/2001