Billericay history

History resources

Explore the locations of historic buildings in and along Billericay High Street with our interactive map.
Discover the wealth of history from the bronze age settlement and other notable historical waymarks.
The line from Shenfield to Wickford, together with Billericay station, was opened for goods on 19 November 1888 and for passengers on 1 January 1889 by the Great Eastern Railway.
A meeting of the Pilgrim Fathers, prior to their sailing in the Mayflower, is said to have taken place in Billericay high street.