Canvey FAQs

How long does it take to get to London from Canvey?

By train, it takes around 42 minutes (from Benfleet station) directly into London. By car, it takes around 1 hour and 5 minutes.

What train line is available in Canvey?

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.

What are the nearest airports to Canvey?

London Southend is the closest airport to Canvey, which is only 6 miles away. Both London City and London Stansted are within 30miles.

What is parking like in Canvey?

Canvey Island has many parking facilities, visit Castle Point’s Parking Website for all the details.

What shopping centres are available in Canvey?

Canvey Island has a shopping centre called Knightswick Shopping Centre.

Does Canvey have a high street?

Yes, Canvey Island does have a high street.

What primary schools are in Canvey Island?

William Read, St. Katherine’s and Lubbins Park Primary School are some of the schools in the area.

What secondary schools are in Canvey?

The secondary schools in Canvey are Castle View School and the Cornelius Vermuyden School.

What is the nearest University to Canvey?

The closest university to Canvey is the University of Essex.

Are there parks in Canvey?

There are a number of parks in Canvey, including Kings Park Village and Canvey Heights Country Park.

Where is best to walk dogs in Canvey?

Canvey seafront is an ideal place to walk dogs in the winter months. Alternatively, dogs can be walked in one of the parks.

How old is Canvey?

Canvey Island has been inhabited since the Roman Invasion of Britain.

What is Canvey famous for?

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).

Which famous people came from Canvey?

Some famous people from Canvey include Jessica Judd, Peter Taylor and Frank Saul.

Where is good to eat in Canvey?

The Labworth Restaurant, Douro Valley and Islanders Fish Restaurant are all excellent places to eat, among the various other restaurants.

Where is Canvey located?

Canvey Island is located to the south of Benfleet, in Essex.

What’s the nearest hospital to Canvey?

Southend Hospital is the closest hospital to Canvey Island.

Which council is Canvey in?

Canvey Island is part of Castle Point Council.

Which cinemas are in Canvey?

Canvey has one small cinema, called Movie Starr / Cineplex.

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