Downham is a small village in Essex, England. It is located approximately south of the county town of Chelmsford. The village is in the borough of Chelmsford and in the parliamentary constituency of Rayleigh. However, the closest two towns are Billericay, west-south west, and Wickford, southeast.
The village is close to Hanningfield Reservoir.
The is an Indian / Thai restaurant in the former public house.
Downham has approximately 200 households.