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Barking Riverside is one of the largest development sites in London (185 hectares), and is the largest housing development in the Thames Gateway. It is situated between the A13 and the River Thames.
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Up &

Over the next 20 years 10,800 new homes will be built to house 26,000 people.

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The Thames

The aim is for the development to make the best use of the site's assets and potential, particularly the river, where residents of Barking and Dagenham will be able to access the Thames riverside for the first time.
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Developing for the Future

The development is being driven forward by Barking Riverside Limited - which is a Joint Venture Company between the Homes and Communities Agency and Bellway Homes. Source www.lbbd.gov.uk
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Barking Reach Residents’ Association Inaugural meeting

30th June 2014 at 7pm at TheĀ Rivergate Centre, Minter Road, Barking, Essex IG11 0FJ 1. Introduction by the Steering...

Feedback – Meet Your Neighbour Event at Rivergate Centre 13th March 2014

Meet Your Neighbour Event at Rivergate Centre 13th March 2014 Feedback Participantsā€™ were asked to form small...


  • The whole area is seated on a bed of river alluvium thus demonstrating that once the entire site was prone to flooding. Now the River Thames is confined (at least for the moment) to a relatively narrow course at Barking where its width is just under 1 km.
  • The area covered in this chapter is bounded by the Thames in the south, the Roding in the west, Ripple Road in the north and the old path of the Goresbrook to the east (a more or less vertical line drawn northwards from the eastern edge of Horseshoe Corner). It has an approximate area of 790 ha (1960 acres)