Coronavirus: Thank you for your continued support in these difficult times. Since our office and factory are in a rural area, our staff travel to work individually by car and we have enough space to maintain social distancing, so in consultation with our staff, we have decided to remain open for business unless government policy changes.
We are still able to despatch most of our products, however, the ones listed below (that are made by other manufacturers) will not be available for a while.

Tableware (Coasters & Placemats) and Wallpaper.

Our despatch times are normal, but Royal Mail & Parcelforce delivery times are varying depending on location - some parcels arrive next day and others are taking up to 10 days, which we have no control over.

We will update this message as anything changes.

Memories of West Thurrock

My father Stan Wilson grew up in a cottage on the marshes at West Thurrock where his father was the resident engineer for the adjacent Pumping Station (Sewage?). The 1939 census shows the family comprised Robert Wilson and his wife Rosa Wilson (nee Crates) and 4 children Bob, Rose, Stan (...Read full memory)

I was born in No.5 Peaceful Row (Bug Alley) and remember it well, I left in 1953. We played on the meadow and in the railway sidings, the level crossing was replaced by the bridge and the Manor Way is now a dead end.

I used to live in West Thurrock and go to Aveley School after West Thurrock Infants, I was in Thurrock for many years. What I want to know is can anyone remember what we used to call 'bug alley', most of my play days was there playing with friends. We had so many good times and not much to play with. I've tried to (...Read full memory)

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