Basildon is a town in Essex, with a population of 169,000 people. For those wishing to commute to London, the capital is only 25 miles away. Basildon emerged as a new town in 1948 as part of the New Towns Act, which aimed to alleviate housing problems in London. We currently have a great selection of jobs in Basildon listed on AllTheTopBananas.com. See these below or refine your search above.