Working in Essex
The county of Essex is a great place to live and work. It has diverse rural and urban economies cover 1,300 square miles, from the Constable Country to the Thames Estuary, and the M11 corridor to the traditional seaside resorts of Clacton and Walton. While we are the second most populated county in England and home to 1.4 million people, which accounts for a quarter of the population of the East of England, almost 75 per cent of the landscape is agricultural.
Four historic towns – Colchester for being England’s oldest recorded town, Basildon and Harlow for being two of its newest and Chelmsford, the birthplace of radio – can be found in Essex and these are all also major population centres.