Similar properties in basildon similar properties in essex. View our range of bungalows for sale in vange park road, vange, basildon ss16 from the top estate agents. This is the place to discuss the history of basildon. It lies in the barstable hundred bordering pitsea, basildon, langdon hills and fobbing. If you want to eat at a restaurant, theres a harvester and beefeater at the five bells roundabout on the a. Find bungalows for sale in vange park road, vange, basildon ss16 with the uks largest datadriven property portal. There have been 19 property sales on swanstead, ss16 over the last 5 years with an average house.
Vange all saints, is a parish in billericay district, essex. Its electorate was reduced for the 1983 general election when billericay was reestablished. Interesting information for vange riverview centre, vange. Since vange has a higher level of residents born in the uk than the national average and a lower rate of residents either born in other eu countries or outside the eu, it does not have a significant immigrant population. By 1949 basildon had grown into a collection of small, rural communities, most notably at laindon, vange and pitsea, with a population of roughly 25,000 living in 8,500 homes but 6,000 of these homes were not connected to the main sewers. Vange to basildon station 3 ways to travel via train. James and elizabeth mead by michael feb 21, 2020 19. Thousands of years ago the early inhabitants of the area were roving bands of hunters. Nb the village information above is taken from the essex village book, written by members of the federation of essex womens institutes and published by countryside books. The postcode is within the vange wardelectoral division, which is in the constituency of south basildon and east thurrock. This site was created in april 2015 to look in to, and share, the history of basildon borough. Read about the history of basildon and see specially.
As it is much smaller than basildon, laindon and pitsea, it does not have its own town centre or railway station. The rectors of vange were the pioneers of both religious and secular education in the village and for many years the children met in the old school room by the rectory gate. Rome2rio makes travelling from vange to basildon station easy. Vange, essex genealogy genealogy familysearch wiki. Evidence of their existence, in the form of tools and weapons, has been unearthed in the past century. This page combines information for the address vange hill court, basildon, ss16 4df, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. This was the same year as approval of the very first master plan for basildon. Nearby smaller towns include billericay to the northwest, wickford northeast and south. The name of basildon is of saxon origin meaning beorhtels hill, but the history of the district goes back to the early stone age. In 1950 the first industrial area was started and in 1951 the first new town residents set up home in redgrave road. The original town centre plans showed the town centre located where pitsea now stands, and so st basil the great was built there, and consecrated in 1956. Most of the the places to eat in vange are takeaways, like this chippy near the barge. Photos, maps, personal memories and local books of vange.
The london road is the main road through vange and used to be part of the a until it was bypassed in the 1970s. With regard to housing, three new housing neighbourhoods were planned, which together with the six existing areas of laindon, lee chapel. I have recently been made a member of the society of women writers and journalists swwj and i have belonged to a small writing group for over a year now and we meet in billericay once a month. In 1889 the log book records the first board school and in 1906 the essex council school replaced it, which, with recent additions, holds about 350 children, under the control of mr. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your. Basildon golf course occupies the western end and in the centre of the golf course, at the highest point, is the former pit of vange hall brickworks.
History of vange, in basildon and essex map and description. The seat was created for the february 1974 general election from the majority of the abolished constituency of billericay. Vange events, clubs, gig guide, club nights, theatre and more. The units covering this place tab lists units whose boundaries contained vange election results. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Shows vange in 1920 shows vange in 1805 books about vange area browse 56 photo books on vange and the surrounding area. The population of the vange ward within the basildon borough taken at the 2011 census was 10,048. My first book basildon through time was published in november 2014, also by the same publisher. In front of the unigate dairies, cranes farm road, can be seen the remains of a moat which once surrounded cranes farm. It was created as a new town after world war ii in 1948 to accommodate the london population overspill, from the conglomeration of four small villages, namely pitsea, laindon, basildon and vange. The majority of the old vange village has now been swallowed up by the development of basildon new town, but memories still linger. Elevation, latitude and longitude of vange, basildon, essex, east of england, united kingdom on the world topo map. History of vange, in basildon and essex historical.
These figures for country of birth for the residents of vange are from the uk census of 2011. Basildon fobbing great tarpots old maps of vange historic maps of vange and the local area. Much of its population has its origins in the east end of london, who as a group traditionally voted for the labour party however, throughout the 1980s and until the labour landslide victory of 1997, many voters in. Vange hill open space is 30 acres of former plotlands lying next to basildon go. I interviewed my grandad, peter basham, who lived in nevendon, pitsea, who was a young boy when the second world war hit. The town we now call basildon, however, is rather different, in that it was created very deliberately. To learn more about vanges history there is an account written in 1935 that is a very interesting read. Langdon hills, vange, basildon and pitsea would make up nine areas altogether. I have two published local history books, my most recent book lost basildon was released in august 2019 by amberley publishing.
Vange riverview centre in vange is in the eastern region of england. I am the author of two local history books, lost basildon 2019 and basildon through time 2014, both books were published by amberley publishing. A unit may cover just the town or village, but it may include a big surrounding area. Property details for 10 swanstead vange basildon ss16 4pe. Interesting information for vange hill court, basildon. Otherwise, its a trip to the basildon festival leisure park. Each was to be provided with its own primary schools, shops and playing fields etc. The cottage is a grade ii listed building in vange, essex, england. Resources edit edit source civil registration edit edit source. Bungalows for sale in vange park road, vange, basildon ss16. Vange is a former village now subsumed within the urban area of the basildon borough of essex. Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from july 1837 to the present day.
A extraordinary collection of historic photos and maps of vange, the vange area and essex. Vange, basildon, essex, east of england, united kingdom on. Of course, they are subject to changes in economics, technology, geography, and the social climate. Basildon uk parliament constituency wikimili, the free. The history of basildon tells a fascinating tale and through us creating this site i hope we can remind people of all that is great and good about where we live.
For example, in england and wales rural districts units with rd or rsd suffixes may even exclude the places they are named after. See all books memories of vange read and share your memories. Vange is a ward in basildon of east of england, england and includes areas of pitsea and vange in the 2011 census the population of vange was 10,048 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males. It underwent a major redistributions for the 1997 election and again for the 2010 election, when it was renamed as south basildon and east thurrock. Vange primary school and nursery is at the heart of our cohesive community. Forgotten basildon is remembered in fascinating new book. Insecret basildon by sue ranford a map of the area is given as well as telling us that the grecian dome was built in the 1920s, and that the water is said to have cured rheumatism and lumbago. When first featured in the domesday book, vanges population hadnt even reached 30, somewhat different to the large population this once small village now occupying the land neighbouring basildon. Basildon was a famously conservative seat between 1979 and 1997 as the quintessential essex man constituency based on the new town of basildon.
In this fascinating new book, jim reeve explores the last century of the areas history. Vange, essex ilivehere britains worst places to live. The brickworks started life in the 1890s and worked the claygate beds, which were described in 1922 as laminated clays with beds of fairly course, currentbedded sands. In 187072, john marius wilsons imperial gazetteer of england and wales described vange like this. Through the centuries the spelling has changed on many occasions and such varients include. Although my degree qualification is in art and design i find myself in the world of writing.
This page combines information for the address vange riverview centre, vange, basildon, ss16 4ne, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. Vange photos, maps, books, memories of vange and essex. Vange hill court in basildon is in the eastern region of england. The new town which took the name basildon was the most central of the four. Children, parents, staff and governors and those in our wider area all work together to enable this. One of the main focuses of supplies for locals later on in the history of prenew town vange was the paynters hill stores, situated on london road. The book tells the story of the buildings, industries and streets that are now longgone while illustrating life in the villages of laindon, langdon hills, lee chapel, basildon, vange and pitsea. Through the centuries the spelling has changed on many occasions and such variants include. This off licence store remained for many years before finally succumbing to development in the late 1980s. Rome2rio is a doortodoor travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world. The children are actively encouraged to participate in extracurricular and competitive activities in school and we offer a wide range of clubs and musical tuition. In the meantime the new town of basildon had been built. Topographic map of vange, basildon, essex, east of england, united kingdom. Payne wrote in her book basildon a pictorial history that the well was so named as it stood in the vange hall estate.1016 1333 1018 1398 897 359 849 1240 227 364 124 898 165 1525 367 324 889 25 1388 469 290 1476 591 561 686 325 973 32 285 1365 1401 986 698 723 904 686 923