Basildon Paving is a leading driveway paving company offering Block Paving Driveways, Tarmac, Asphalt, Gravel and Resin Driveways, Landscape & Gardenworks and Patios in around Basildon and nearby towns.
The company is also involved in driveways repairs and maintenance. Every aspect of a client’s driveway from concept to design all to the finish is handled by our team of experts.
Basildon Paving’s services are affordable and the company works with a range of budgets while delivering top notch services that improve the ambience around the property and increases its value as well.
Basildon Paving although based in Basildon provides driveway services to Billericay, Wickford, Benfleet, Rayleigh, Brentwood, Grays, and other surrounding areas.
Basildon is the largest town in the Borough of Basildon which is in the County of Essex in the East of England.
Basildon shares borders with Grays to the South, Rayleigh to the East, Brentwood to the West and Chelmsford to the North.
Basildon is 11 miles to the City of Chelmsford, 10 miles to Southend-on-Sea, and lies 26 miles to Central London.
Basildon has a population of 107,123 and is the 4th largest settlement in the County of Essex behind Southend-on-Sea, Colchester, and Chelmsford.
Basildon was created as a new town after World War II to manage the London population overspill. It is made up of the following villages Pitsea, Laindon, Vange and Basildon Central.
Basildon became a borough in 2010.
Basildon postcodes are SS13, SS14, SS15, SS16.
The local areas in Basildon include Pitsea, Laindon, Vange, Fryerns, Craylands, Barstable, Kingswood, Ghyligrove, Lee Chapel South, Lee Chapel North, Langdon Hills, Dry Street, Great Berry, Noak Bridge, Steeple View, Pipps Hill and Cranes.
There are two UK Parliament Constituencies in Basildon – Basildon & Billericay and South Basildon & East Thurrock.
Basildon was designed with a lot of green areas. The major one is Gloucester Park in the centre of Basildon. Others include the Kent View Recreation ground in Vange and Northlands Park in Pitsea. Other parks include Mopsies Park located in Timberlog Lane and Howards Park located in Pitsea.
Basildon is regarded as a major commuter town to London.
A lot of Basildon’s residents work in the City of London or the financial districts in Docklands. There are good transport links from Basildon to London including trains that run from Basildon’s three stations to London Fenchurch Street and Motorways A13 and A127 which serve the area.
Basildon’s 3 rail stations are Pitsea, Basildon and Laindon. These stations are served by c2c trains from Fenchurch Street and Southend.
There are also local buses that cover Basildon and are linked to neighbouring towns operated by First Essex. The buses link Billericay, Wickford, and nearby towns.
Basildon has many Primary, Secondary and Further Education Schools. Some of the Secondary Schools are Basildon Academies, De La Salle School, James Hornsby School and Woodlands School. South Essex College based at Nethermayne and PROCAT for engineering and construction based at Pitsea are the main further education colleges.
Basildon has a solid industrial base through strong government incentives through the years. The major industrial areas are Laindon, Cranes Farm Road and Burnt Mills. Leading companies in the area include Ford Motor Company, GEC-Marconi, and CNH Tractor Plant.
In addition to its industrial area, there are major distribution centres in the area. Amazon has a delivery base at Christopher Martin Road and Argos has a regional warehouse on Pipps Hill Industrial Estate.
Intercontinental Exchange that operates global exchanges, clearing houses, provides mortgage technology, data and listing services is located in Gardiners Lane.
Basildon is also the location for the biggest coffee roastery in Europe owned by Costa Coffee.
Basildon is a major shopping district with a vibrant town centre that has many high street stores around East Walk and the Town Square
The town also has the Eastgate Shopping Centre which is the home to over 100 retailers.
There is also the Festival Leisure Park which is located in the North of Basildon and is owned by Aviva. The Festival Leisure Park includes 15 Restaurants, a bowling and arcade centre, a family and entertainment centre with play frame and dodgem car track, 2 hotels, a bar, a cinema, health clubs and a night club.
Parks and recreation grounds in Basildon include Pitsea War Memorial in Howards Park, Northlands Park and Langdon Nature Reserve.
Basildon’s 3 senior men’s football clubs are Basildon United, Bowers & Pitsea F.C. and Basildon Town F.C which play in the lower and local football leagues. There is also a Senior Ladies Football team A.F.C. Basildon Women which plays in the Northern League Southern Premier.
The town is undergoing major regeneration with major infrastructure upgrades and investments in housing and commercial areas.