A number of community events are being planned for the residents of Barking Riverside London. Whilst we continue to build we will also be delivering numerous events for the community.

Please note that dates / events may be subject to change at the discretion of Barking Riverside Ltd. For more info, please email:


BIG Barking Riverside Picnic

BRL will be hosting it's annual community event and invite residents from BR and Thames View to the BIG Barking Riverside Picnic event along the river Thames.  We'll be giving away mini picnic hampers courtesy of Pinnacle Places which includes a selection of little treats for the family to enjoy.  These are limited so will be offered on a first come first served basis.

There will also be live music from Redbridge Music Lounge, lots of activities for the children to enjoy including lawn games and face painting.  More stalls will be there on the day offering workshops and interactive sessions, so do please come and join the fun!

There will also be an opportunity for residents to come and view the UK's largest 3D printed masterplan model on site.

Event time - 12-4pm.

Jul 14

Borough's first Time Trial event

Barking Riverside London will be hosting the borough's very first Time Trial (TT) at the BIG Barking Riverside Picnic.

The TT event will be run with local cycling organisation, Vandome and features a 1.2km traffic free circuit on BRL's newest road serving Riverside Campus.

There will be four categories for men and women.  This includes Under 8s, Under 12s, Under 16s and Adults.

Bikes and helmets will be available but residents are welcome to bring their own.  BRL will also be offering prizes for each category to the fastest time.

 Event time: 12-3pm

Jul 14

L&Q Summer Construction Programme

Do you know someone aged between 8 and 12 years who love to build, design and get hands on? Then look no further, sign them up to this summer's youth construction programme which starts on Monday 23rd July and through the summer holidays.

Participants will get the chance to work with the professionals from the construction industry to design and build seating areas, mini-beast hotels and more!  At the end of the programme groups will present their concepts and what they've built to the BRL team.

Sessions will run Monday-Friday, 10-3pm from the Barking Riverside Project Office. Lunch will be provided.

Places are limited so will be reserved on a first come first served basis. To book a place, email or call 0300 456 9998 ext 5014.


Jul 23

more events coming soon

In the Area

With a truly diverse selection of shops, pubs, restaurants, parks and sporting facilities, there is something for everyone in the local area..

The Homes

A choice of one, two and three-bedroom apartments which offer impressive eco-credentials coupled with contemporary architecture and all set within a striking, landscaped setting.

About Us

Barking Riverside London is a partnership between the Greater London Authority (GLA) and L&Q. The partners will be working together to drive housing delivery on this site to over 600 homes per annum.