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Grays
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Grays wharf overlooking the River Thames and Kent
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 Grays shown within Essex
Population 36,601 (2001 Census)
OS grid referenceTQ615773
Unitary authorityThurrock
Ceremonial countyEssex
RegionEast
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post town Grays
Postcode district RM17
Dialling code 01375
Police Essex
Fire Essex
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament [[East of England (European Parliament constituency)East of England]]
UK ParliamentThurrock
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|primary |name= }} Grays (or Grays Thurrock)<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> is the largest town in the borough and unitary authority of Thurrock in Essex and one of the Thurrock's traditional (Church of England) parishes. The town is approximately 20 miles (32 km) to the east of London on the north bank of the River Thames, and {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} east of the M25 motorway. Its economy is linked to Port of London industries, its own offices, retail and Lakeside, West Thurrock. Its diversely used riverside faces Broadness Lighthouse, Broadness Point, Swanscombe, Kent.


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