Billericay Town Guide

We've collated a range of information about local attractions and provided some suggestions for fun activities for all the family. Plus, they don't all cost the earth!

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Lake Meadows entrance sign

Lake Meadows was owned by the Spitty family in the 19th century and they had out-of-work farm labourers dig our the lake with the Billericay District Council taking the inspired decision to buy the land from a subsequent owner and create the beautiful park in 1935.

Mill Meadows

Mill Meadows, Billericay, is a 90-acre Local Nature Reserve and one of the finest ancient meadow systems in Essex.

Centuries of grazing have created the ideal conditions for a wonderful diversity of wild flowers, fungi, insects and invertebrates, many of which are rare.

Parking sign

Billericay provides a number of pay & display car parks, on road parking and private parking through schemes like JustPark

We have provided key details for public car parks in Billericay below including opening times and associated charges.

Map of Billericay in Essex

View a detailed map of Billericay displaying local points of interest, public transport links, parking and cash points. 

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Temperature

View official MET Office weather forecast for Billericay in Essex. Find out what's the weather like in Billericay for the next few days.

Let us know about the weather where you are by tweeting @billericayessex - tell us about any flooding, ice or issues locally.

Early photo of Billericay High Street

Some of the earliest records of human occupation of Billericay are the burial mounds in Norsey Wood: evidence of occupation in the Bronze and Iron Ages.

Evidence of Roman occupation has been found at a number of locations in the town and there may have been a small cavalry fort at Blunts Wall.

Chantry house Billericay

A meeting of the Pilgrim Fathers prior to their sailing in the Mayflower is said to have taken place in Billericay.

Many local names and much historical imagery reflect this: Mayflower House, Morris Men, Mayflower Taxis, Mayflower High School, Mayflower Hall etc.

The Billericay Twinning Association was formed early 1998 to promote and foster friendship and understanding between the people of Billericay and other similar communities overseas. It is a non-local authority organisation.

Norsey Wood entrance sign

Norsey Wood is a mixed coppice woodland covering an area of 65ha (165 acres) and consists of a variety of habitats because of the different underlying geology. It has a history that goes back some 4000 years and this, together with the richness of its wildlife, makes this site unique.

Icicle on tree

Queens Park Country Park is set over 60 acres of former amenity parkland, now managed to enhance the area for wildlife.

Visitors can roam widely across the park while keeping to the extensive footpath system. A bridle path runs along one edge of the park.

Electrifying the railway- Billericay

Many of the residents and visitors to Billericay utilise the train to/from London and Southend Victoria. However, it wasn't an easy process adding a railway line through our town.

Billericay has Rev. J.H Harris for our town having a railway station and line put through the town as he was the man who helped persuad the Great Eastern Railway Company to put Billericay on the route through from Shenfiled to Southend Victoria.

Black cab and bus

Billericay provides a number of transport links to nearby towns and a direct train service into central London via London Liverpool Street and to London Southend Airport.

A bus service also operates through the town centre, via the train station and main roads through to larger towns like Basildon and Chelmsford and as far as Lakeside also.

Stacked newspapers

Billericay holds a wealth of media references in books, television, dvd's, music and much more.

We have collated as many references and information as we can with references to Billericay.

Polling station sign

Find out where your polling station is for this years general election and which constituency you're located within.

As a source for all things Billericay we have collated some key social media pages for the town from the Billericay Discussion Page to local sports teams Twitter accounts.