intu Lakeside is located in West Thurrock with several conveniently situated transport links and free parking with12,500 spaces. Whether you're travelling by bus, car, train, bike or on foot – getting here is easier than ever.
Join the new Thurrock car share scheme for free.
Chafford Hundred Lakeside (National Rail): The centre is connected to the station via a bridgelink, around a 5-10 minute walk. Access is via lifts at the southern end of the centre, next to our Red multi-storey car park.
Throughout the day, c2c trains operate every 30 minutes between London Fenchurch Street and Southend Central via Grays. Some services in the evening extend to/from Shoeburyness.
Change at Upminster for c2c services to Basildon; connections to local stations on the District Line are available at Upminster and Barking.
c2c Smartcard - There are lots of benefits to choosing a Smartcard over a paper ticket. Our favourite is being able to skip the queues at the ticket machines when you buy online and breeze past everyone straight through the gates and onto the train. To find out more visit - https://www.c2c-online.co.uk/tickets-and-fares/c2c-smartcard/
We have our very own bus station at intu Lakeside, situated at the north end of the centre accessed through Debenhams. There is an information office available for all timetable and journey plan queries, staffed by our friends at Ensign Buses.
There are numerous bus routes servicing the centre from local destinations in Thurrock and from locations further afield across Essex, Kent and East London. These are operated by
There are great local cycle routes into intu Lakeside from Chafford Hundred and Grays and we are working with Thurrock Council to make these links even better. National Cycle Routes 13 and 137 also run close to the centre.
Plan your cycle route using the Thurrock Cycle Map
Cycle parking can be found:
If you need a taxi during the day please visit one of the following links
Lakeside & Purfleet Taxis 01375 383878
Thameside Taxis Ltd 01375 371654
Fleet Cars 01708 868704
Target Cars 01708 861265
Hackney Carriage Taxis can be found behind Café Rouge on The Boardwalk after 22.30.