Community Broadband in Essex

Contact your local Council about Community Broadband.

Essex County Council
  • Contact: Essex County Council
  • Write To: County Hall
    Market Road
    CM1 1QH
  • Phone: General enquiries
    0845 743 0430 or 01245 430 430
  • Text phone: 0845 758 5592
  • Website:
  • Opening Hours: Phone: Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 8.00 pm, Saturday 9.00 am to 12.00 pm

If you are living or working in Essex and unable to get ADSL, then it is likely that you can still get broadband through an alternative technology, such as a wireless network.

We know of Community Broadband Projects running in: Braintree, Chelmsford, Colchester, Maldon, Rochford, Tendring, and would like to add more!

We have information and resources to help communities get broadband in: Basildon, Braintree, Brentwood, Castle Point, Chelmsford, Colchester, Epping Forest, Harlow, Maldon, Rochford, Southend-on-Sea, Tendring, Thurrock, Uttlesford

If you know of, or are involved in, an Essex-wide campaign for rural broadband, please register your project with us.


Get Rural Broadband in Essex

Government funding is available via your local authority, to support local initiatives aiming to supply their area with faster broadband.

What Next?
Let us help you start a Community Broadband Campaign!

We have information and resources to help you get started

Contact your local council to find out what they are doing in your area

We have some templates to help.

Visit our Online Community and join in the debate!

*known to have community broadband projects.