There will be a Parish Council Saturday Surgery at 10.30 a.m. on the morning of 23rd September 2017. Residents are welcome to come along to the Village Library to discuss any matter of concern.

Welcome to Wickham Bishops Parish Council


The Parish Council submission to the re-hearing of the appeal for
land behind 9 Church Road

Report of the Housing Needs Survey (January 2017)

Education Report


A Message from the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group


The Wickham Bishops Neighbourhood Plan steering group is gathering information from businesses within the parish about their current and future development aims.  Local business owners are invited to complete the survey, as are residents who work from home or are self-employed.  The evidence gathered will be used to inform the policies within the plan regarding infrastructure to support sustainable local business development.

Thank you very much for contributing to the survey.

The survey is on Kwik Survey which can be accessed via this link:



Wickham Bishops is a small village in the county of Essex with a population of just over 2000 residents. The village is approximately 3 miles from Witham which offers a main line station with services to London and Ipswich. Witham is also close to the A12.


The village enjoys good amenities such as a Church, new Village Hall built in 2006 (which accommodates approximately 15 various clubs and a new Children's Play Ground), the Library, General Store with Post Office, Hairdressers, Health Food Shop, Beauty Treatments Salon, Vehicle Repair Garage and Car Showroom, Estate Agent, Doctors Surgery and a public house serving food. There is also a 17 acre Sports Field with a Cricket Club, Football teams ranging from 6 yrs to veterans and Tennis Courts.


Wickham Bishops has received the following awards:

2015 Best Kept Village in Class 3 (between 800 -2000 residents)

2015 Village of the Year - third place

2009 Best Kept Village (Class 2: 2000 population)

The Village Hall gained a Design Award from Maldon District Council in 2008.