The West Cliff is one of the last theatres in the country to put on an old-style summer show. Market Info Disclaimer - Property reference Butlins Camp has now given way to flats. The other main change on the sea front is the large wind-farm located 3 miles offshore on Gunfleet Sand, which is visible from many streets in the town and even from inland. Canvey Island - Reclaimed from the Thames Estuary, Canvey Island is below sea level and prone to flooding, despite this, it has been occupied since Roman times. Basildon - Another of the Essex new towns, Basildon grew after WW2, it now has a population of over , Clacton also have a rugby club with teams ranging from under 12s to a first and second team. Leigh on Sea - A popular seaside town on the coast of Essex, Leigh on Sea was formerly a fishing village and port. Use controls to view a detailed road map of Essex or move around to view different areas. Clacton Seafront Gardens which run along the top of the seafront west of Clacton Pier has also been awarded a Green Flag and includes various sections with formal gardens, memorials and places to sit and rest away from the hustle bustle of the beach. This data is provided for informational purposes only and Rightmove plc does not accept any liability for decisions based on this data. As the Industrial Revolution spread across the country, farmers in Clacton realised that their equipment was obsolete. There are also wing-walkers and the Red Arrows. The original name, Claccingaton, means "the village of Clacc's people". Experian does not accept responsibility for any inference or conclusion derived from the data by third parties. In the town was in the national news when Moped Mods and motor-bile Rockers clashed on the sea front and arrests were made. Clacton , whose best F.