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Community information covering towns within the Tendring area of Essex. including Frinton and Walton on the Naze, Thorpe le Soken, Kirby le Soken and others.

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Election 2010 - Results for the Clacton Constituency

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Frinton's attractions:

Frinton Greensward

A long clean greensward,
Shopping in Connaught Avenue (in the past dubbed the "Bond Street" of East Anglia.),
Immaculately clean sandy beaches, historic tree lined avenues,
Coastal walks and the Frinton summer theatre.

Often known for its numerous Churches and lack of pubs (there is only 1, which was given the go ahead in 2000) this is a quiet seaside town.
Also famous for "The Frinton Gates", a recent battle to keep the landmark at Frinton's entrance has now been lost.
The battle to save the old Frinton railway crossing gates and prevent their replacement with new electronic crossing gates was lost in April 2009 when the old gates were removed and work was completed on the new crossing.
The railway gates have often been referred to as a status divide, living "inside the gates" supposedly having more status than living "outside the gates".
The sea front is still lined by many Victorian style beach huts,
reminiscent of the days when the town was a favourite retreat for the aristocracy and even royalty.

Visit our history section to get an idea of what Frinton was like in the past.

Frinton is situated on the North East coast of Essex
Click here for a map of Frinton-on-Sea

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Local Clubs

  • Frinton Lawn Tennis Club
  • Frinton Golf Club
  • Frinton Cricket Club
  • Frinton & Walton Youth Football Club
  • Tendring Volleyball Club
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Frinton Golf Club
The Frinton golf course is one of the oldest in Essex having been founded way back in 1892,
and was originally laid out as a nine-hole course before being extended by Willie Park Junior almost a decade later in 1904.
Golf Club listing - Location map

Frinton Tennis Club
Frinton Lawn Tennis and Squash Club is one of the country's most prestigious tennis clubs.
Founded in 1899, the club initially catered for tennis, croquet and bowls.
Three of the biggest events at the club are the ITF Futures, ITF Veterans and LTA Junior Open tournaments.
The ITF Veteran's and Junior Open Tournaments are grade 3 events, which is the same level as Wimbledon's equivalent.
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Frinton Cricket Club
The cricket club in Ashlyns Road holds a "Cricket Week" each year.
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Frinton & Walton Youth Football Club
Founded in 1978, the club is run by volunteers. They have teams competing in all age groups of the Colchester and District Youth Football League from under 9's up to under 16's.
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Tendring Volleyball Club
Tendring Volleyball Club is based at Tendring Technology College in Frinton on Sea, Essex since it was founded in 1991. What started out as a small group of school children at an after school club has blossomed into a club with over 100 members with a small band of coaches.
Through the years the club has produced players that have gone onto to play for England at all levels and the National League is scattered with former Tendring Players. Most years the England Cadets and Juniors Men's squads have a handful of Tendring players.
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What is all about?

The site is here to provide information about Frinton, Kirby, Walton and the local towns, both for the local community and visitors. is run by Frinton residents and we welcome extra information if you would like to contribute.
We would like you to add your own features, news, photos and events,
so that visitors to the site are able to find out what is going on in Frinton and the local area.

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Please feel free to add your own articles, below are a few of the ways you can already contribute to the site.
( we hope to add sections to showcase local talent in the future)
If there is something you would like to see on the site and we don't yet cover it,
please make a suggestion in the forums here

The Frinton business directory is an addition to the site to help pay for the upkeep and hosting of the site.
You can find local shops, schools, churches etc listed in the directory.
If you run a local business or know someone who does, please let them know about the site
- adverts start from £40 per year.

Chat about local issues.

Sign up for our chat forums and discuss local issues. or use the free classified ads section to advertise your beach hut for rent or TV for sale.

Are you a local artist or author ?

Maybe you write poetry, create art or would like to write articles to feature on the site,
(you don't have to be a professional)
please contact us if you would like us to showcase your work..

Do you run a local club?

Contact us about having your own area in our chat forums for your members to use.

Upload your photographs of Frinton.

In our photo gallery we have a few photographs of Frinton on Sea.
If you have photos of the local area you would like to share on the site please upload them to our photo gallery.

Organizing a local event?

List your event for free in our Frinton events section.

Local music and gigs section

List your local band/gigs in the forum


Frinton Tide information

High and Low tides for Frinton

Weekend Tides:

Saturday 29th May 2010

High Tide 13:25

Low Tide 19:40

Sunday 30th May 2010

High Tide 14:03

Low Tide 20:22

Monday 31st May 2010

High Tide 14:41

Low Tide 21:00

Tide details for today Wednesday 26 February 2020 - tomorrow - from the BBC website



How to get to Frinton


By Road:
London to Frinton.

Follow the A12 for 60 miles north east from London.
Turn off just beyond Colchester (A12/Junc29) onto the A120 (for Colchester/Harwich),
after about 5miles turn off onto A133 (Clacton/Weeley),
then follow the signs to Weeley,
then take the B1033 to Frinton.

How long does it take?
The journey from M25 to Frinton takes about just over an hour.
more travel information

By Train:
London Liverpool Street to Frinton-on-Sea with one change at Thorpe-le-Soken takes about 1hr 45 mins.
more travel information

Other Information:

Local post code: CO13 - Local telephone area code: 01255
Latitude & Longitude for Frinton-on-Sea
Lat: 51.830000000
Long: 1.247000000
N51:49:47 E01:14:49
OS Grid reference - 622575.703097627 -5527063.8156921


Elections 2009

Local political makeup for Frinton & Walton Parish- Tendring Elections 2007

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Local Police Station

Walton on the Naze Police Station
Martello Road
Walton on the Naze
CO14 8BP
Phone 01255 851212
Opening Hours:
Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri - 8.45am to 12.30pm
Saturday - 9am to 12.30pm
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Local NHS Services

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