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The nominations for Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, for Essex County Councillors and for Heybridge Basin Parish Councillrs can be found under "Documentation" Although the Daisy Meadow Car Park is now open, we remind visitors to the Basin that there are no toilet facilites in the Basin area. Could we also remind visitors of the Government Guidelines to "Stay Local"

The next meeting of Heybridge Basin Parish Council will be at 7,30 pm on 19th May 2021. We are still awaiting clarification as to whether this will be a virtual meeting. 

About Heybridge Basin

Heybridge Basin is a small waterside village located where the Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation Canal merges into the tidal Blackwater Estuary, fed by the rivers Blackwater and Chelmer.

The two rivers are joined by a lock which is regularly used by pleasure boats. There are two pubs adjacent to the lock (The Old Ship Inn and The Jolly Sailor) which provide traditional British food. There is also a tea room, 'the lock' operated by Wilkin and Sons, the conserves company.

The basin offers walks along the seawall and the canal leading back into the heart of Heybridge itself. During the summer months, rowing boat hire is also available.


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