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Coalhouse Fort

                

Coalhouse Fort is a Victorian coastal defence fort set in parkland next to the river in East Tilbury Village,completed in 1874, to defend the approaches to London from the perceived threat of invasion from France. Surrounding the Fort is a popular park with riverside footpaths.The Fort is steeped in history, and is open to the public on numerous days of the year and hosts many special events.

The fort facilities have now been upgraded with a a cafe, education centre and new toilets.

For more information about the Fort click HERE