Ockendon

Please see below to discover your various travel options to the Ockendon site

Driving To Work
 

Driving To Next As A Lone Driver

All Next staff are required to register their vehicle, and any additional vehicles they may use on an occasional basis, with the Travel2Next team by using our Travel Registration Form to register or report a change to your method of travel to work.

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Petrol Prices

Click on the image below to view the current petrol and diesel prices

 

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Personal Journey Planner

Click on the image below to create your personal journey to work

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Road Safety

Because the site is so busy, it is really important that you use the designated crossing points.

  • The site operates a 20mph speed limit, all staff and visitors must stick to this speed limit
  • Stop at the zebra crossing when you see someone waiting to cross
  • Never use a mobile phone whilst driving (If spotted you will be reported to your Director)
  • Always follow the correct exit system
  • Clearly indicate and drive with careful consideration when switching lanes whilst entering or leaving site
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Need A Taxi?

Here is a local companies you may wish to use:

  • ABC Taxis                                      01375891919
Buses

Public Bus Service

The Ensignbus service caters theOckendon site. The timetable for this service can be seen by clicking on the link below.

Arriva Discount Offer

Employees at Next are able to make savings when purchasing a monthly Arriva ticket, to find out more on this great offer please head over to Arriva , select your region, choose your ticket and set up a monthly direct debit. Your ticket will be posted to your home address each month.

 

First Bus Discount Offer

Employees at Next are able to make savings when purchasing monthly tickets through FirstBus. To take advantage of this offer contact us for a one time pass code then visit FirstBus, create a profile and purchase your discounted ticket.

Traffic Updates

To view live traffic updates for your area, please view this online tool, which can be seen by clicking on the image below.

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Walking

Walking To Work

Walking to work is a fantastic way to get and stay healthy, and best of all it is free. In fact did you know that by walking for half an hour a day you can half the risk of heart disease?

Walking to work, or even part of the way, is a good way of building exercise into your daily routine and a great commuting option.

Because it is easy to fit into everyday life people who walk tend to keep it up. And as you will see regular exercise is exactly what you need to improve your health.

 

Need To Plan Your Journey?

Get a route map between and two points, including your journey time, calorie burn, step count and carbon saving.  It is quick, free, healthy and green. This planner tool can be seen by clicking on the image below.

 

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Benefits Of Walking

Walking is a great way of burning calories, which helps maintain a healthy weight, but there are lots of other health benefits too, helping you to achieve a more healthier lifestyle overall

Walking can help:

  • Reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes
  • Reduce high cholesterol and lower blood pressure
  • Increase mobility and flexibility
  • Increase joint, muscle and bone strength which helps reduce the risk of osteoporosis
  • Lower the risk of developing certain types of cancer such as colon cancer and lung cancer by staying active
  • Achieve a more toned and supple physique helping you stay healthy for longer

 

Cycling

Cycling To Work

Commuting by bicycle is great for your health  as it gives you a low-impact workout twice a day. You will get to work awake and ready to start your day, and you will look forward to the journey home instead of dreading being stuck in traffic.

At Ockendon, cyclists are provided with a cycle stand (located in the car park) and shower facilities (Located within the toilet blocks). If you would like further information on the location of these facilities or have any questions/suggestions in relation to cycling please contact us.

 

Register As A Cyclist

 

Please use our Travel Registration Form to register or report a change to your method of travel to work.  

 

Safety Reminder

 

We would like to remind cyclists to be considerate if they use footpaths as part of their cycling journey to or from work.  Cycling on footpaths could potentially lead to a fixed penalty notice. We would encourage all cyclists to please read the informative article about cycling and the law by clicking on the image below.

 

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Plan Your Journey

 

CycleStreets is a handy online tool that allows you to plan your journey by bicycle. Not only does it tell you the best route, it also tells you how many calories you would burn and how hilly the route is.  Plan your journey by clicking on the image below.

 

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Cycle Training

 

Would you like to cycle, but have not been on a bike for years?  You can attend a free cycle training course to build your confidence.  Please use the contact us form to find out more

 

 

 
 
Trains

Travelling By Train

Depending on where you are travelling from may dictate whether or not commuting by train, tube or tram is practical for you. Those who can travel to work by train may be able to save time and money whilst enjoying a more pleasant journey without the stresses of driving through rush hour traffic.

South Ockendon  station services the Ockendon site.

 

Register As A Train User

 

If you travel by train please register your journey by completing the Travel Registration Form 

 

Calculate Your Fare

 

To work out how much your train fares would be please use the Season Ticket Calculator by clicking on the image below.

 

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Car Sharing

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