Thurrock locality impact
Thurrock is a unitary authority but still sits within part of the Active Essex South West Essex hub. With over 18 miles of riverfront, Thurrock covers an area of 64 square miles and has an estimated population of 174,341.
The work of Active Essex includes supporting Active Thurrock which is a community activity network with representatives from Active Essex, Thurrock Council and local organisations within the statutory, voluntary and private sectors. Thurrock is also part of the London commuter belt and an area of regeneration within the Thames Gateway redevelopment zone.