The Conservatives have increased their majority on St Albans City and District Council. The party now has an overall majority of four, up from two before the election.
The Lib Dems also made a single gain with net losses for Labour and an Independent.
The Lib Dems were last party to have an overall majority in 2011 and the party had been in and out of power since 1994
The Conservatives have held Brentwood Council in Essex with an overall majority of 11.
One-third of the council seats were up for election with the Tories winning seven seats, the Lib Dems winning four with Labour and an Independent winning a single seat each.
UKIP have gained an additional two seats on Basildon Council but the Conservative remain the largest party but without an overall majority.
The Tories are four council seats short of an overall majority.
Thurrock Council in south Essex remains hung with UKIP and the Conservatives tied as the largest party in 17 seats. Labour, which once ran the council, has 14 seats.
UKIP could so easily have been the largest party after coming within one vote of snatching Little Thurrock Blackshots from the Tories.
Local election result for Little Thurrock Blackshots: CON 706; UKIP 705; LAB 287; -- CON HOLD
Labour have comfortably held Stevenage Council in Hertfordshire but with a slightly reduced majority of 19.
Stevenage is one of the safest councils for Labour in the Anglia region with the party having an overall majority since the authority was created in 1973.
Labour lost one seat to the Conservatives.
The Conservatives have made two gains and Labour have made a single gain on Southend Council but it's still hung with no one party having enough seats to out-vote all the others.
The Conservatives are still the largest party but two short of an overall majority.
The Tories lost their overall majority in Southend in May 2014.
Labour have held Harlow council in Essex with an overall majority of five.
There was no net change of seats with each party having the same number of councillors after the election as before.
One-third of the seats on the council were contested with Labour winning seven and the Conservative winning four.
Labour re-gained Harlow in 2012 after a decade out of power in a New Town that used to be a stronghold but their majority was slashed by UKIP surge in 2014
The Conservatives have held Castle Point Council in Essex with a slightly reduced majority.
The Tories made a net loss of 1 seat with a single gain to an Independent.
It cuts the Conservative overall majority on the council, which covers the Canvey Island area, to just three.
The former MP for Castle Point, Bob Spink, is the UKIP candidate in the Essex Police and Crime Commissioner election. The result of that won't be known until Friday afternoon.
Mr Spink was the first UKIP MP in the House of Commons after he switched sides from the Conservatives in 2008.
Verification of the votes cast in Great Yarmouth and Colchester have now finished.
Verification of the votes cast in the local elections has now finished. The overall turnout was 29.89%.