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.
Key achievements so far
Taking the lead across the county
Leading on a Cancer Exercise Rehab Programme through Thurrock Community Leisure across Mid and South Essex.
Invested through Find Your Active
Powered by the London Marathon Foundation, the fund has supported many groups to get communities active.
Making movement a priority in Thurrock
The work of Active Essex includes supporting Find Your 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.