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Aveley Library reopens its doors

13 February 2020
Aveley Library is set to reopen next week at a brand new location and as part of the new Aveley Community Hub.
The hub which includes the library, a café and activities for local residents will open at 10am on Tuesday 18 February at its new home in New Maltings, High Street, Aveley, RM15 4BY after closing the doors on its Purfleet Road building for the last time on Saturday 1 February. It will initially open to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 5pm and Saturdays from 10am to 1pm.

Street art project brings colour to community hub hoardings

21 June 2019
Hoardings surrounding the construction site for a new community hub in Aveley have been brought to life thanks to young people taking part in a community street art project.
The programme, which was run by Aveley Village Community Forum, Thurrock Council, Thurrock CVS, Beardwell Construction and Philip Melling – a professional artist based at High House Artist's Studios in Purfleet – saw young people help create a colourful mural.

Event marks start of work on new £2million community hub

22 October 2018
Work is now officially underway on a new £2million community hub in Aveley.
Thurrock Council has worked in partnership with Aveley Village Community Forum, Thurrock Community and Voluntary Services (CVS) and other local partners on plans for a modern new community centre to be built at Aveley Recreation Ground.