By train, it takes around 42 minutes (from Benfleet station) directly into London. By car, it takes around 1 hour and 5 minutes.
The closest train line to Canvey is the c2c line (serving Benfleet station). There are bus links that can take you from Canvey to Benfleet station.
London Southend is the closest airport to Canvey, which is only 6 miles away. Both London City and London Stansted are within 30miles.
Canvey Island has many parking facilities, visit Castle Point’s Parking Website for all the details.
Canvey Island has a shopping centre called Knightswick Shopping Centre.
Yes, Canvey Island does have a high street.
William Read, St. Katherine’s and Lubbins Park Primary School are some of the schools in the area.
The secondary schools in Canvey are Castle View School and the Cornelius Vermuyden School.
The closest university to Canvey is the University of Essex.
There are a number of parks in Canvey, including Kings Park Village and Canvey Heights Country Park.
Canvey seafront is an ideal place to walk dogs in the winter months. Alternatively, dogs can be walked in one of the parks.
Canvey Island has been inhabited since the Roman Invasion of Britain.
Canvey Island tragically flooded in the North Sea flood of 1953 and is famous for its now state of the art, fortified sea defence walls (which stretch for 2 miles).
Some famous people from Canvey include Jessica Judd, Peter Taylor and Frank Saul.
The Labworth Restaurant, Douro Valley and Islanders Fish Restaurant are all excellent places to eat, among the various other restaurants.
Canvey Island is located to the south of Benfleet, in Essex.
Southend Hospital is the closest hospital to Canvey Island.
Canvey Island is part of Castle Point Council.
Canvey has one small cinema, called Movie Starr / Cineplex.