T100 Sounds

Sounds of Purfleet-on-Thames

Chafford Hundred to St Clement’s, West Thurrock

Friday 7 July 2023

Start: Chafford Hundred Station, Chafford Hundred, Grays, RM16 6QQ

End: St Clement’s Church, West Thurrock, RM20 4AL

This evening walk was organised especially for people who’d like to enjoy the Thurrock soundscape installation in St Clement’s Church. Along the walk, people experienced a variety of landscapes, including cliff tops, spectacular views and plenty of history, as well as passing different types of housing, industrial sites, a couple of sites of special interest.

Listen to the Thurrock Soundscape on our website now, click here. 

  Chafford Hundred - St Clements


  • Duration: 2-hour walk
  • Distance: 2.5 miles
  • Grading: Moderate
  • Terrain: A mixture of made and unmade paths. Surfaces can be uneven in places and there are steps and slopes to navigate
  • Access: This walk is not suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs
  • Walk leader: Lesley Robinson
  • Backup leader/walk steward: Nicole Artingstall


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To follow this route on your own, here is the travel information. Please note, Lakeside is a 5-minute walk from Chafford Hundred Train Station.


  • Take bus 22 towards Aveley (departs outside The Ship, which is 0.5 miles/10-minute walk from the church)
  • Get off at the Costco roundabout
  • Walk to Lakeside (0.4 miles/8-minute walk)


  • Take bus 100 towards Basildon from outside The Ship
  • Get off at Grays and walk to train station
  • Take the train to Chafford Hundred (C2C train to London Fenchurch Street)


  • Free parking is available at Lakeside
  • Walk over the footway to the station
  • Parking at the station is £3 for 3-hours, or £7.70 all day



This walk isn’t accessible for wheelchairs or large pushchairs due to the mixture of made and unmade paths, uneven surfaces and steps and slopes. 

However, the exhibition at the end is accessible, including for wheelchairs and large pushchairs, and you can travel to this by car, or by bus (as in schedule section above). There is free public parking by the Church. 

T100 walks are of different lengths and on varying terrain. Some are mainly on footpaths, and others mainly on footpaths where ground may be uneven. We have designed our programme with accessibility in mind so we hope that there is something for everyone to enjoy. If you would like to discuss this, please contact nicole@kinetika.co.uk.   

Please note:
We ask that people choose walks within their capabilities; the walk leaders are experienced but must take people’s word that they are sufficiently fit for the grade of walk they have chosen.

Due care has been exercised in organising the walks, however, Kinetika, the funders and associated partners of the project cannot accept liability for loss, accident or injury caused to any person following the routes, especially unsupervised. Participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 


Please ensure that you are properly equipped for all walks. The weather can be unpredictable so bring waterproof clothing and/or sun hats and sun cream – it’s best to be prepared for all weather.

Walking boots/shoes are recommended, but if you don’t have these please wear suitable and comfortable footwear – best to leave open-toe sandals or high heels at home. Make sure you bring snacks and a packed lunch with you, if necessary, and plenty to drink.  

Toilet facilities can be accessed St Clement’s Church at the end of the walk. 


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  • Arts Outburst
  • Chelmsford C100
  • East Tilbury Primary School
  • English Heritage – Tilbury Fort
  • Essex Wildlife Trust – Langdon Nature Discovery Centre
  • Eye Music
  • Gateway Learning Community
  • High House Production Park
  • Kenningtons Primary Academy
  • Mental Health Mates Thurrock
  • Music Monday – Grays Town Park
  • Riverside Community
  • RSPB Rainham Marshes
  • Sail Loft Folk Club
  • St Clement’s, West Thurrock
  • St Catherine’s, by Coalhouse Fort
  • Thurrock Lifestyle Solutions
  • Tilbury Riverside Project
  • Tilbury Port
  • Together Productions
  • Tunde Ojetola
  • START: Thurrock
  • Thameside Theatre
  • The Backstage Centre
  • Thurrock Yacht Club
  • Well House Gallery


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