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Rochford is a small town and civil parish in Essex, just to the north of the seaside resort of Southend on Sea. The parish of Rochford includes London Southend Airport. The Area currently occupied by Southend Airport was used as a fighter station in WW1. During WW2 Southend Airport was requisitioned by the Air Ministry for use as a fighter airfield for the No.11 Group RAF. The Market Square in Rochford has a varied selection of shops, cafes and businesses. Recreation needs are fully catered for with 3 golf courses in the district, and sports centres in Rayleigh, Hawkwell and Great Wakering Historic buildings include The Old House in South Street, and Rochford Hall, one time home of the Boleyn family. In 1525 Henry VIII awarded Thomas Boleyn the title of Viscount Rochford. The house is now privately owned by a family who live within the building, along with a golf course who also own a part of it. Nearby attractions include the market town of Rayleigh, the site of a Norman castle, and Rayleigh Windmill, built in 1798. Also within the district are the historic Hockley Woods, the island of Foulness - a haven for wildlife, and the Roach Valley Conservation Zone.


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Rochford District Council

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Abbotts Estate Agents
Clarke Property Services
Crouch Valley Estates
Housman Estates

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Rochford Hundred Golf Club

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Golden Lion
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Kings Head Inn
Marlborough Head
Old Ship


Andrews Taxis Essex Ltd

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Wakering Yacht Club (Sailing)


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Golden Crust
Uppercrust Bakery
Bakers Dozen
Gleadell Meats
Golden Cross Pharmacy
WE Haynes
Miss Daisy
The Cats Whiskers


Southend & District Archery Club(Archery)
Shopland Hall Equestrian Centre(Riding)

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Maison Renouf (0.25 miles)

Maison Renouf

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As Southend's only Boutique Hotel you will find Maison Renouf stylish and friendly. Rooms are large with an en-suite bathrooms and showers. Our prices include all you can eat ... More

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Cherry Tree (0.88 miles)

Cherry Tree
The Cherry Tree Accomodation is styled to be comfortable luxury which feels like a home from home, each room has its own en-suite with spacious main room, freeview television and free access to WiFi. At ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Southend-on-Sea West (1.89 miles)

Ideally located on the A127 the main road into Southend; this hotel is within 2 miles of Rochford and Southend Victoria train stations and also 2 miles from Southend Airport. For shops and local amenities ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Southend on Sea (3.14 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website


Balmoral Apartments (3.21 miles)

High grade, self catering accommodation in Southend (4 star rated). Luxurious 2 bedroom (en-suite) apartments with off street parking convienient for Southend town centre, main line stations and main bus routes. Beautifully equipped and with ... More
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Ilfracombe House Hotel (3.39 miles)

Ilfracombe House Hotel

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Offering good value en suite rooms, this hotel with private car park is ideally situated adjacent to Southend seafront and the town centre. Popular with pilots and cabin crew from nearby Southend ... More

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Hamiltons Boutique Hotel (3.49 miles)

Hamiltons Boutique Hotel
Hamiltons Boutique Hotel is a Grade 2 listed Georgian building situated in Southend's historic Royal Terrace, a premier position overlooking gardens, the Thames estuary & the Pier. Hamiltons has undergone extensive refurbishment and been ... More | visit website
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Grand Hotel (3.52 miles)

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The Grand Hotel has16 en-suite bedrooms a stones through from the sea front.Breafast is served from 7am to 9am Monday to Saturday 8am to 10am Sundays. A full menu is ... More

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Roslin Beach Hotel (3.64 miles)

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The newly refurbished Roslin Beach Hotel is situated in the peaceful and beautiful village of Thorpe Bay which boasts a fine view of the Thames Estuary, and is situated directly opposite ... More

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Camelia Hotel (4.02 miles)

Camelia Hotel

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Located in a superb position on the seafront at Thorpe Bay and commanding unrivalled views of The Thames Estuary. A mile from Southend on Sea, close to both the rail station ... More

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