Basildon Mayor's Badge of OfficeThe Mayoral Badge of Office represents all parts of Basildon Borough.

Clockwise from the top:

  • the sailing ship represents Billericay and marks the Mayflower expedition to the New World in the year 1620 which included a number of families from the town
  • the corn sheaf and scythe represent Wickford
  • the mallard rising from the marshland is for Pitsea
  • the 17th Century St Nicholas church on the hill represents Laindon
  • at the centre is a silhouette of the Mother and Child Statue by Maurice Lambert, commissioned in 1959 to symbolise the growth of the New Town and which stands today in Basildon's Town Square.