Box office: 01268 465 465

How to find us

By car

If you’re coming by car, set your sat nav to SS14 1DL (or find directions to a particular car park following the links below). We’re about 15 minutes from the M25, and there’s plenty of parking on the doorstep.

Towngate Theatre
St Martin’s Square
Basildon, Essex
SS14 1DL

Telephone 01268 465 465   towngate@basildon.gov.uk

Car parking

There is plenty of daytime car parking within a short walk of the Towngate, both surface and multi-storey.

Please note: Car parking charges and opening times for the car parks listed below were correct at time of publication but may now be different. For latest information on car parking charges and opening times etc. check car park opening times and charges at Car Parks 4U website.

Allocated disabled parking bays

There are allocated parking bays for people with disabilities in the parking area at the rear of the theatre.

Towngate rear underground car park

  • Monday – Friday after 5.15pm only – FREE parking in Towngate Theatre rear underground car park. Please note: Underground car park gates close at 11pm.
  • Saturday – All day FREE** parking in Towngate Theatre rear underground car park, (**You may be asked for a small charity donation to enter the underground car park on Saturday mornings). Please note: Underground car park gates close at 11pm.
  • Sunday – The underground car park is closed on Sunday.

Entry to the Towngate rear underground car parks is via the service road to the rear of the Basildon Centre from Great Oaks. For directions see Google Maps.

Westgate Shopping Park  – surface parking (207 Spaces)

Car parking prices and opening times may vary

Westgate Shopping Park – multi-storey car park (224 Spaces)

  • Open: 7 days per week – 06:00 – 22:00
  • Cost: All day £3.00 / Evening rate (18:00 – 22:00) – £1.00
  • Get directions: Westgate Shopping Park – multi-storey car park
  • Caution: We must warn patrons that the multi-storey section of Westgate car park is locked between 10.00pm and 7.00am every evening.

Eastgate – multi-storey (800 Spaces)

Great Oaks – multi-storey (1340 Spaces)

Buses, trains and taxis

We’re on St Martin’s Square in the heart of Basildon Town Centre.

Basildon bus station is a seven minute walk away (according to Google Maps – three minutes when we do it!).

Basildon train station is just five minutes away. The journey from Fenchurch Street takes 36 minutes. Southend is just a 20 minute ride away.

Traveline has more public transport information.

Towngate Theatre

Basildon Taxi Cabs – 01268 532 532
Intacab – 01268 54 54 54
A & B Taxis – 01268 555 555
Value Cars – 01268 544 444