Basildon, known as ‘The Jewel of Essex’ is a relatively new city, formed after the Second World War to accommodate the overspill of London’s citizens. Today, Basildon has certainly made its mark on the map as a multicultural city, renowned for its exciting diversity. Perfect for expatriates searching for an enriching city environment, Basildon provides all the amenities of urban living whilst being only a stone’s throw away from the beautiful seaside, iconic ‘Glass Bell Tower’ and the lush greenery of, ‘The Wat Tyler Country Park’s’ breath-taking landscape. As an expat in Basildon, you’ll enjoy all this and more right on your doorstep. Don’t forget, once settled in Basildon, InterNations can help you get in touch with fellow expats living in Basildon who are also looking to make the most of their stay in such a promising city. So, let InterNations become your platform from which to socialize, excel and circulate within your newfound home abroad.
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As an expatriate, relocating to a new city can seem daunting but with a little help from InterNations your move to Basildon needn’t be too overwhelming. From healthcare, housing, and moving with your family to expat insurance, simply view our regular online Expat Magazine to discover what you need, when you need it. And once the transition to Basildon is complete, you’ll find that many other global minds are just a click away via our web forums – designed specifically for expats. Whether it is skill sharing, professional advice, healthy debate or a daytrip with fellow expatriates to Basildon’s seaside you’re planning, you’ll soon discover a like-minded expat community is within convenient reach. In fact, there’s a world of opportunity waiting for you on InterNations.
Only 25 miles east of London, a mere two stops along the Zone 6 line, and just 7 miles from Reading, Basildon is well placed to ensure you’re ‘well placed’ too as an expatriate working in Basildon. In fact, Basildon boasts one of the largest local authorities within the East of England. What’s more, Basildon has become known as a truly economic hub, enjoying a healthy position in the Thames Gateway. Via road, rail or bus, you’ll find a wealth of opportunity is within easy reach, whether in Basildon itself or neighboring Billericay, Wickford or not forgetting to mention England’s Capital itself. Of course, Basildon’s own impressive skyline of modern architectural buildings is testament to its economic growth over the years. So, you may not have to travel too far to uncover the career you’re searching for. And don’t forget InterNations can always point you in the right direction, providing vital expat information, every step of the way.