THE LATEST FROM BARKING RIVERSIDE LONDON

Find out about exciting news and events taking place at Barking Riverside London across the year and see how you can get involved in activities and events.

On Your Bike - Biking Riverside Launch

Everyone welcome to the launch  – with or without a bike! Join us for the launch of Biking Riverside On Thursday 3rd August! 

This is a FREE public event which will run from 3pm – 8pm at The Rivergate Centre, Minter Road IG11 0FJ. 

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Seals on site

Barking Riverside's resident seals made a surprise return onto the protected mudflats of the River Thames.  The common seal was sighted recently at Barking Riverside London where it rolled around happily on the muddy banks of the river Thames and basked for hours in the sun.

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Where do the plants go after the RHS Chelsea Flower Show?

This spring, the landscape, architecture and art collective Wayward is collaborating with Barking Riverside London, DF Clark and Futurecity to produce an innovative recycling scheme: to re-home many of the plants and materials from the world’s most prestigious flower show.

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UK’s largest 3D Printed Master Plan Model Unveiled at Barking Riverside

The UK’s largest 3D printed master plan model has been unveiled at Barking Riverside, one of Europe’s largest Brownfield developments – which will deliver over 10,800 new homes in East London.

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The Exhibition Series Launches at Barking Riverside

Barking Riverside London, in partnership with Creative Barking and Dagenham and Studio 3 Arts, will be running a series of exhibitions in the new Experience Suite.  The first exhibition, People and Places: Life in Barking and Dagenham

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Spring Bonanza fun at Barking Riverside

Barking Riverside’s first spring bonanza brought together a treasure hunt, Football workshops and a host of other activities at the Rivergate Centre on Friday afternoon.

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Surprise Visit by the Easter Bunny at Thames View Primary School

As part of the Easter celebrations, Barking Riverside London's very own bunny delivered over 1200 eggs to the primary schools on the development.

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Superheroes to the rescue at George Carey School

In February the reception classes at George Carey School were given a helping hand with their creative writing when Superman, Captain America and Batman stopped in to visit.

 

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Community clean up at barking’s neglected nature reserve

Over 50 members of the community rallied together to help clean up The Ripple Nature Reserve which was overridden with litter. Barking Riverside Limited (BRL) staff along with pupils from Riverside School, local residents, the Met Police, LBBD representatives, the LBBD rangers service and local MP Margaret Hodge spent the morning working hard cleaning up the Nature Reserve.

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

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Community Matters

Barking Riverside London has been designated as a Healthy New Town.

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..

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.