How to find us
Entering the Tower
Due to the church security system, we meet at the meeting point prior to ringing so it’s always best to arrive a little bit early. When ringing is due to start, the doors are locked behind us and we make our way to the tower door.
If you are late, don’t worry. Simply walk though the shortcut and make your way to late arrivals entrance when you will find a doorbell on the right of the door. Please wait for a break in the ringing before using the bell and someone will pop down and let you in.
You may occasionally be able to use the main entrance to the church and join us without using the doorbell. The entrance to the tower steps in to the left behind the font.
There is a decent sized free church car park located off Rectory Garth, Rayleigh. This car park can at times be quite busy, especially on some (but not all) Practice Nights due to the church hall being used regularly for giving blood.
If you cannot find a free space, make your way to the alternative car park location. This is a paid car park.
Car parking charges apply 7am to 7pm Monday-Friday and 7am to 1pm Saturday. Outside of these times (and all day Sunday) the car park is free. Prices range from 40p for 30 minutes and steps up hourly to £3.00 for 5 hours, or £5.00 all day.
The Council are currently proposing changing the charging period so it is 7am to 7pm Monday-Saturday and an increase in charges ranging from 50p for 30 minutes and steps up hourly to £3.60 for 5 hours, but still £5.00 all day. This is likely to be implemented in April/May 2014 so PLEASE check the notice board before leaving your car.
Rayleigh Train Station is on the London Liverpool St/Southend Victoria line which stops at Stratford London, Shenfield, Billericay, Wickford, Rayleigh, Hockley, Rochford, Southend Airport and Prittlewell and has a regular service approximately every 20 minutes.
From the Train Station it’s about a 10 minute walk to the church.
Rayleigh is well served by buses from both First and Arriva.