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COVID-19 lockdown restrictions; from Monday 4 January 2021 until further notice:

Parks and open spaces to remain open
Parks and open spaces are open to the public for walks and daily exercise in line with government social distancing guidelines.

Particular care should be taken when using any indoor facilities such as toilets next to, or nearby, any of these facilities.

Children's play areas to remain open
Basildon Council children's play areas in parks, open spaces and housing estates  are open to the public .

Outdoor gyms to remain closed
Basildon Council outdoor gyms in parks, open spaces and housing estates  are closed to the public .

These facilities should not be used by anyone showing coronavirus symptoms, or anyone who is self-isolating.

Follow the COVID-19 safety precautions

Play areas and outdoor gyms display signs advising visitors of COVID-19 safety precautions.

Visitors are asked to apply hand sanitizer before and after using play or outdoor gym equipment.

Social distancing guidelines must be observed at all times. For guidance see: GOV.UK - Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance and support.

From Gloucester Park in Basildon town centre with its swimming pool and all weather sports stadium, to the formal gardens at Lake Meadows, Billericay, there is something for everyone

Ducks at Gloucester ParkGloucester Park

Cranes Farm Road,
Basildon, Essex,
SS14 3DE

Tel:- 01268 282377
Gloucester Park on Google Maps

Car Parks - from the North Side of Broadmayne, near the Town Centre or from Cranes Farm Road, North of the Park


  • Basildon Sporting Village
  • Tennis courts
  • Netball courts
  • Bowling green
  • Fishing lakes 
  • Football pitch
  • Cricket pitch
  • Astroturf pitch
  • All Weather sports and athletic stadium

Children playing in parkLake Meadows Park

Radford Way,
Billericay, Essex,
CM12 0BW

Tel: 01277 622271

Lake Meadows on Google Maps


  • 40 Acres of Parklands
  • Fishing Lakes 
  • Six-rink Bowling Green
  • Novelty Golf
  • Cricket Pitch
  • Children's Playground
  • Sport Pavilion
  • Bowls Pavilion
  • Tennis Court (Hard Surface)
  • Swimming Pool
  • Formal Gardens
  • Petanque Terrain
  • Cafeteria (open Apr to Oct)

Northlands ParkNorthlands Park

Felmores Road,
Basildon, Essex
SS13 1SD

Tel: 01268 552992

Northlands Park on Google Maps


  • 60 acres of parkland
  • Fishing Lakes 
  • Multi Sport Ball Court
  • Rose gardens
  • Children's playground
  • Skateboard Park
  • Car Parks- Off Felmores Road to the North and Ashlyns Road to the South

Wickford Memorial ParkWickford Memorial Park

Rettendon View,
Wickford, Essex,
SS11 8JE

Tel:- 01268 732005

Wickford Memorial Park on Google Maps


  • 80 Acres of Parkland
  • Cricket Pitch
  • Football Pitch
  • Six-rink Bowling Green
  • Tennis Court (Hard Surface)
  • Basketball Court
  • Children's Playground
  • Sports Pavilion
  • Riverside Walk
  • Rose Gardens
  • Small Woodland
  • Memorial Avenue with Plaques 

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