Latest Essex travel and school closure information

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Here's all the latest information on Essex school closures, weather, travel and event cancellations.

Primary and secondary school across Essex can find themselves closing for many reasons across the year from weather, including snow and flooding, to isolated emergencies.

And as temperatures begin to plummet in 2024, and bad weather begins to disrupt travel, make sure you keep it Heart to stay up to date with all the latest information on last-minute school closures and travel issues in your local area.

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Please see below the direct links to your authority's website which will list all school closures in your area.

  • Click here to access the updated list of school closures in Essex.
  • Click here to access contact details for schools in Thurrock.

For more information on the latest conditions in Essex, click here for the five day weather forecast and check out the latest traffic and travel for Essex here.