Electricity was introduced in Upminster in 1926.[10] Gas main supply came from Romford in 1872 and from 1905 there was gas street lighting.[10] The area was served by good spring water, with mains supply provided by the South Essex Waterworks Company from 1836. Works on the sewerage system began in 1899 in Upminster village and Corbets Tey. In 1922 sewage works for Upminster and Cranham were opened in Great Warley.[10] Land for Upminster Park was purchased by the parish council in 1929.

The typical off-peak service of trains per hour (tph) is:

Competitive bidding (including response to opener and doubles) - Revision for all

Get into the heart of London from Upminster station with c2c services to Fenchurch Street in just over 20 minutes. As the easternmost station of the London underground network, Upminster Station offers speedy travel to the centre, as well as frequent services to the Essex coast.   

The station is the location of a London Underground signal box at the eastern end of the platforms and, several hundred yards further east, the modern signal control centre for all main-line operations on the LTSR.[9] Step-free access is available to all platforms with the exception of platform 6, for the Romford branch line.[1][2]

First lesson free to help you decide if you would like to continue with the course.

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Find out more about step free access on the tube with our guide:

To get the most from your journey, check out c2c’s season passes for frequent travellers and  download c2c’s free app for real-time information to beat the commuter squeeze. Find out the busiest trains to avoid, receive live departure and arrival times, and purchase rail and car parking tickets - all in the palm of your hand!

Etiquette and Scoring (how do I get my percentage ?) - This one is new and FREE

Bridge classes for beginners every Tuesday, course starts every September.

I will be providing notes by email after the seminar.

Step free access is not available to/from platform 6 (trains towards Romford).

tel  01708 251382 (mobile 07940 585235)  or email  upminsterbridgeschool@gmail.com

For those looking for intense paintball action in the East London and Essex areas, the Delta Force Upminster paintball centre is the only Delta Force Paintball centre accessible via the London Underground (being just within walking distance of Upminster District Line Underground Station). To download/view detailed directions to this centre please click here (link opens in a new window as a PDF)

Find out more from our range of accessibility guides in alternative formats to help you plan and make journeys:

Transfers - suitable for players with at least 1 year’s playing experience

The Library was originally situated in "The Clockhouse" in St Mary's Lane. The Library in Corbets Tey Road was opened on the 2nd October 1963 and underwent an extensive refurbishment during 2004. The newly refurbished library opened in January 2005 and is a positive focus for the local community. The building has an open welcoming feel and includes Peoples Network computers and a Meeting room.

Slam bidding (includes Blackwood, Gerber, Cue bidding controls and when to recognise a slam may be on

Facilities • 16 People's Network computers providing Internet access & printing services. • 4 cycle posts • Wheelchair and pushchair access. • Exhibition space • A black and white photocopier. • E-books and Audiobooks are available from this Library. • 1 Meeting Room for hire with lift access. • A range of regular events and activities for children and adults.  

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Upminster Library is situated in the heart of a busy shopping centre and is within a large diverse housing area, with excellent schools and a college close by. The main retail area in Upminster has a selection of large supermarkets, independent clothes shops, pharmacies, butchers, fish shops, hairdressers, beauticians and a large fashion and furniture retail store, along with restaurants, public houses, takeaways several churches and a post office.

Hurford Hall, behind the library in Upminster, Corbets Tey Road at 2pm to 4pm

This is for people that have just finished lessons or have played a little & still need assistance. This club will help you learn about play & etiquette & provide confidence to join a regular bridge club.

Defence (includes the opening lead, third hand play and signals) - Revision for all

Upminster Library is situated on the eastern edge of the Borough of Havering and is well used by the residents of Upminster, Cranham, parts of Hornchurch and parts of Essex.

£10 per seminar, payment to be made by cash, payment on the day.

Local TfL Buses are available to Emerson Park and Romford for those who cannot access Platform 6.

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For live arrivals, status information, route maps and timetables

Why not spend the day taking in the sights of London with our days out guide? If you're looking for something a little less urban, take the train to the sandy shores of Southend, with regular trains an hour connecting Upminster station to the Essex coast. Explore our guide to Southend for more ideas for your day out from Upminster Station, including seaside towns, attractions and the best beaches to visit.

The 2011 census showed that the population was 96% white (92% British, 2% Other, 2% Irish). Indian, Chinese and Black African were 1% each.[31]

Platforms 1A is a bay platform used by a limited number of services via Ockendon only to start or terminate at Upminster. Platform 1 is generally used by main-line services to Fenchurch Street and platform 2 for Grays and Shoeburyness. Platforms 3, 4 and 5 are served by the District line, and platform 6 is utilised by services to Romford operated by London Overground.

Venue - Cranham Social Hall, 103 Front Lane, Cranham, Essex, RM14 1XN


UPMINSTER: The busiest time at Upminster station is 17:45 - 18:15 Monday to Friday. If you're able to travel outside of this time you could have a quicker and more comfortable journey.

The departure board will be refreshed automatically every 2 minutes

Linda & Paul Graham host a friendly 'Learn & Play' bridge club every Friday 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start.  ♥  No help given on the first friday of each month. ♥ 

Transport The library is situated between St Lawrence's Church and Upminster Park. Buses 370, 248, 346 and 347 stop nearby. Upminster is the last station on the District line, and provides the C2C Rail link to Fenchurch Street

♥  Thank you both for a most enjoyable weekend, it was a huge success thanks to all your efforts and it was appreciated by everyone I spoke to ♥ 

Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here