Apsley Mills Cottage

Apsley Mills Cottage is a charming Grade II listed building situated on the Apsley Mills Site. John Dickinson moved into the North Wing in 1807 and the two subsequent wings were built on in the 1930s. The Cottage houses the Tudor Room which is the former John Dickinson Board Room. There is a beautiful cottage garden, complete with war memorial to commemorate the fallen of both wars who worked at all the John Dickinson sites. The famous Basildon Bond clock adorns the gable end to the north of theRead more

John Dickinson Enterprise Centre

The John Dickinson Enterprise Centre (JDEC) on The Paper Trail’s Apsley Mills site is a purpose designed refurbishment for start-up and small business users. Originally part of Dickinsons's Book Binding department in the early years of the last century a further two storeys with stair and lift access were added in 1919. The John Dickinson Enterprise Centre (JDEC) formally opened its doors to tenants in August 2003.Read more