Reading Room front


The Reading Rooms  

(Registered Charity No 301252)

The Billericay Reading Rooms are historic premises located in Billericay High Street, nearly opposite St Mary Magdalen church. 

See the History page to find out more about the origin and development of the Reading Rooms.


 Committee Room

There is a Committee Room seating up to 12 people, that is used for meetings of local societies and clubs, interviews, counselling sessions, civic meetings and sometimes just by a group of friends wishing to get together.

The conference room has a beordroom-style table that can comfortably seat 10-12 prople

Main Hall


Main Hall and Kitchen 

Alternatively, why not think about hiring our Main Hall and Kitchen for a birthday party, a fund raising day for your favourite charity, a plant sale, a film show, or for play groups, exhibitions, or commercial events. 

The hall can accomodate up to 60 people seated and the recently refurbished kitchen has excellent refreshment making facilities.


To find out what events are happening at the Reading Rooms, see the What's On page. There are many regular classes available, for example meetings for the visually impaired, meditation classes, Workers' Education Association classes, and many more. 


The rooms are available daytime and evening on weekdays and at weekends for regular and occasional hire at a competitive cost. To find out more about the facilities available and how to book them please see the Hire the Halls page. Reduced rates are available for charities and local organisations.


Please help us to improve!

If you have hired the Reading Rooms, the Management Committee would welcome your views about the facilities.  Please visit the Surveys page, click the button beside 'Hirer's Feedback' and answer the questions displayed.


Free WiFi is available throughout the building.


The location of the Reading Rooms is shown below. Please do not write to this address if you wish to contact us. Instead use the contact information on the Contact Us page.


Contact Information

Small Map

73 High Street
CM12 9AS

07917 076490