Bicknacre and East and West Hanningfield ward lies to the south and east of the city; and incorporates the villages of Bicknacre, East Hanningfield, West Hanningfield and Woodham Ferrers.
The ward has a population of around 5,500 (as at the 2021 Census) and 4,029 electors (as at August 2023).
Residents are represented by two Conservative councillors:
- Sue Dobson
- Mark Taylor
The Member of Parliament is Sir John Whittingdale OBE.