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. 


Regular events open to the public take place in the rooms. The rooms are also available for hire and can accommodate up to 60 people.


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 15 people, that can be used for meetings, interviews, counselling sessions, civic meetings or 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. 

45 chairs are available 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' Educational 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 the address below! If you wish to contact us please use the contact information on the Contact Us page.


Contact Information

Small Map

73 High Street
CM12 9AS

07917 076490