A sustainable development with community facilities being delivered in tandem with eco-friendly homes

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Barking Bay New Year’s Day

Happy New Year! Well were up and running for the new year, Christ  it was good to see some sunshine for a change, it made all the difference considering what New Year’s Eve was like. I met Paul at 7.30a.m and we decided to watch the mudflats and the river for a while to get the list up […]

Barking Bay

My first visit since mid-August, not ideal for photography with grey 100% cloud cover but none the less as I walked on site

Barking Bay August 5th

Now we are into August I will start stepping up the visits as autumn migration…

Breeding Plover’s

Good news, discovered 2 pairs of Little Ringed Plover’s on site both with young…

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Welcome to Barking Riverside

A brand new neighbourhood is being created alongside two km of Thames river frontage at Barking Riverside, one of the most ambitious and important new developments in the UK.

Based on strong environmental principles, with a high proportion of larger homes for families, Barking Riverside will feature healthcare, shopping, community and leisure facilities, all supported by new public transport links.

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First residents move into Barking homes

Southern Housing Group has welcomed its first residents into their new homes at Barking Riverside.

Green roof success for Barking Riverside

A twelve-month research project into the performance of green roofs at Barking Riverside has attracted further funding from the European Commission.

School’s in! Primary school and Rivergate Centre open their doors at Barking Riverside

The school and community centre at the heart of the new Barking Riverside development opened today, the first day of the autumn term.

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Opening up 2km of Thames waterfront and protecting the natural environment