is a large village in Essex
located six miles west of Colchester
.Marks Tey railway station
is on the Great Eastern Main Line
, and is a junction for the Sudbury Branch Line
. As of September 2010, Marks Tey railway station
has been undergoing a major refurbishment of the drop-off car park and the main areas of platforms 1 and 2.
Marks Tey is one of a group of villages called the Teys, also including Great Tey
and Little Tey
. Its main features include a village hall built in 1993 on the fields intersecting the A12 and A120, with an adjacent children's play park and a skateboard
park. Next to that(between a12 & a120)is a suburban estate that was built in the mid 1970s. Near to the play park, there is a small parish hall, used for children's kindergarten and small exhibitions. After the hall was almost doubled in size after the extension of the new Basketball
hall, it is now home to the annual ' Colchester
Model Railway Exhibition'.
The village has a parish church, St Andrew's. The church hall is central to the community, and hosts Group with Beavers
. at This is Essex
The Marks Tey Hotel on London Road is the only four-star hotel in North Essex.
Following the demolition of the Prince of Wales public house
, the Red Lion is the only pub serving the village. In 2001 erected their first outlet on the site of the former Prince of Wales, selling speciality foods and drink. Also located on London Road are a Post... Read More