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.
Outline planning permission was granted in 2007 for 10,800 homes on the former power station site. Based on strong environmental principles, with a high proportion of larger homes for families, Barking Riverside will feature healthcare, schools, open space, public squares, new rail station with links to central London, 65,000sq.m. commercial floor space including shopping, community and leisure facilities with an ambition to create a new nighttime economy in this part of the borough.
Planning has been granted by Barking & Dagenham Council for the remaining road infrastructure on phase 1. This will mean that the remaining 600 units will come forward to complete this part of the development. BRL has confirmed that it will invest in this road infrastructure which will include new cycle ways, new dedicated bus […]
Barking Riverside Limited has signed a deal with Morrisons store to open one of its ‘local’ format stores opposite the Rivergate Centre. The new block opposite the Rivergate Centre has planning consent for up to four commercial units and space for a police unit. The deal with Morrisons means that residents will have a new […]
In the March 2014 Budget, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, confirmed that the Government would work with the Mayor of London and the Greater London Authority (GLA) to develop proposals for extending the Gospel Oak to Barking Overground line to Barking Riverside, and to ensure that any public investment would unlock the construction […]