Introducing this website

About us

The site was launched on 1st April, 2012, as part of the celebrations marking the 100th birthday of Tilbury Town. Annie O’Brien is the manager of the Tilbury and Chadwell Memories project, working on behalf of the Tilbury Riverside Project. She worked with Thurrock Council’s then Heritage Officer, Jonathan Catton, to launch the project.

The project was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and aims to collect a wide range of memories, photographs and objects. They will be used to help tell the story of Tilbury and Chadwell’s history.

This website is created by volunteers. We’re always interested in new recruits, so if you would like to join us or for more information about any aspect of the project, please phone Annie O’Brien 01375 859911 or e-mail us at enquiries

Contributing to the site

You can add a comment about anything on the website by clicking on the ‘Add a comment’ link at the bottom of each page. You can also submit your own photos, stories or information to the site by using our contribution form.

This site is managed and maintained by the Tilbury Riverside Project. The project is a charity that relies on donations and grants from public minded bodies. In addition to this site, it organises the Tilbury Christmas lights. It has a programme of guided walks and undertakes work with people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.

To make a donation, click on the button below.

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