Jaywick itself comprises of four main areas, Grasslands, Brooklands, the Village and the Tudor Estate. Brooklands and Grasslands have perhaps been the most deprived and forgotten areas, having the barest of amenities, despite this the vast majority of the people who live there love it. The village has slightly more amenities in the way of shops and Post Office and again most of the people that live there, would not wish to live anywhere else. In all three cases many of the houses were amongst the worst in Europe. But recent works carried out by Ice Energy to over 500 properties have brought those properties upto an energy saving standard that would shame most modern builds, with state of the art insulation, uPVC double glazing and Air Source Heat Pumps. Unfortunately for various reasons most of which seem to be due to Government miscalculation and general mismanagement. The works on many properties were left unfinished.
Finally we come to the Tudor Estate, or West Clacton as the Estate Agents prefer to call it, to avoid the stigma that they always attached to the name Jaywick.
A Resiident's view
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Posted: June 28, 2017, 10:20 am
The long-awaited regeneration of Jaywick Sands is finally set to get under way, at least according to this week’s Gazette. What will hopefully be the first visible sign, the construction of ten new Flood resilient homes. It is hoped to … Continue reading →
Posted: May 27, 2017, 9:45 pm
While this is an American video it demonstrates in a very simple way why Mass Immigration can never solve World Poverty, and in some cases is seen as a method of white genocide, some may consider that extreme.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 8:08 pm
Can someone older or wiser or maybe both, explain why since the idea that Brexit is happening, so many of the entitled generation seem obsessed with knowing what the future holds as if somehow being part of the farcical Eurocracy … Continue reading →
Posted: May 9, 2017, 7:51 pm
Having engaged with several contributors on Twitter, most often lately over the EU referendum and obviously most recently the merits or otherwise of the Parliamentary contenders of the upcoming election. Well, yesterday I engaged with a Tweeter who pompously called … Continue reading →
Posted: April 27, 2017, 8:43 am
Saturday 8th April saw a celebration of the 10th year of the all-volunteer run Library in Jaywick. Brought about when Essex County Council decided in its wisdom to close the Library and transfer it to the Academy in Jaywick Lane … Continue reading →
Posted: April 10, 2017, 8:53 pm
Someone sent me a tweet of this video by a Shiite Imam in Australia making a speech about why Islam needs a review. Only seven minutes, but it’s the sort of statement that some of our so-called leaders should be … Continue reading →
Posted: April 7, 2017, 3:52 pm
Following up on Caryn’s comment on a previous Ice Energy Post, It seems that the company is basically shutting up shop: Download Since they posted this the following seems to have occured, Critchely’s the administrators say Ice energy is not … Continue reading →
Posted: February 22, 2017, 5:30 pm
I think I’ve heard it all now, yet another celebrity has made a grovelling and embarassing apology to Europe for leaving the EU, not just for himself or even his own profession, but on behalf of the British people. Patrick … Continue reading →
Posted: February 22, 2017, 3:30 pm
Can someone please explain to me why the overpaid, pampered members of the so called arts think that anyone really cares what they think, or should that be spout. Those who have landed on their feet in the film, TV … Continue reading →
Posted: February 13, 2017, 4:46 pm