Originally established in 1969 by Councillor George Hurd, the centre has been established in a brand new purpose built complex since May 2008.
Address:The George Hurd Activity CentreAudley WayBasildonEssexSS14 2FL
Phone: 01268 205 305
How to find us: View Location Map & Get Directions
Opening hours: The activity centre is open Monday to Friday 9.00am till 4.30pm, (closed on bank holidays).
Activities, crafts, fitness and dance classes - Most classes still have places available, please contact the office for details.
Snooker room, lounge and dining room
Hairdresser: Monday to Friday
Reflexology - every 2 weeks on a Thursday (appointment necessary)
Regular entertainment events
Special events: dinners and seasonal celebrations
Numerous day trips per year, including shopping trips, London shows, Rambles, coastal tours and other places of interest and entertainment.
See our list of Monday to Friday activities you can take part in and a list of planned day trips
- Daily activities cost either £2 or £2.50 per session. Bingo sessions cost just 50p and we have four every week.
- Full details will be published as soon as they have been confirmed.
We can help arrange specialised community transport to and from the George Hurd Activity Centre for those who need it. For further information see Basildon Community Transport Services.
Membership is open to anyone over the age of 50.
Membership fees (April to March):
£52 per annum household membership for residents within the Basildon borough.
£54 per annum household membership for residents outside the Basildon borough.
New membership applications are always welcome. All you have to do is to complete and return the following application form:
- Microsoft Word format. Complete and then save this application form on your device. The completed form can be returned to us as an email attachment.
- Adobe Acrobat format. Print application form then complete by hand and return by post or by hand to our office.
Membership forms are also available from the George Hurd Centre office.
You can return your completed form:
On receipt of your completed form, we will contact you to make arrangements to welcome you as a member of the George Hurd Activity Centre.
The George Hurd Activity Centre supports a members' committee. The members' committee meets regularly to put forward suggestions for day trips, events and entertainment. The committee also has its own website:
We can provide meeting/function room facilities with buffet catering for parties numbering between 25 and 100 people, for further information and prices per hour please contact us, see contact details bottom of this page.