Barking Regeneration

Posted on Friday, March 15, 2019

Barking regeneration Kurtis Property

Barking and Dagenham council last year revealed their futuristic 10 year plan to revitilise Barking with £2bn of investment with 6,000 new homes, cinema's, retailers and more open public spaces.

Their CGI images include skyscrapers but leader of the council Darren Rodwell said "The skyline suggests a mini-Manhattan. But the new-look town centre will not be a playground for the rich — it must deliver truly affordable homes and a range of great leisure and retail facilities for ordinary Londoners. Local people don’t want gentrification, they want ordinary Londoners to be able to live here. If we don’t do that, London dies as a place. We need a mixed community.”

Phase 1 of the plans will include the building of over 2,000 new homes around the newly refurbished Barking station. There will also be over 2 hectares of open green space which has been named Central Bark, in a cheeky quip of Manhatten's Central Park.

Now is a great time to invest in Barking prior to any groundwork commencing.  

Barking Riverside development is already underway with a substantial £500m cash injection and a new tube line on the London Overground.  Barking Riverside is a 180 hectare site on the northern bank of the river Thames with this housing development set to support up to 10,800 homes.

Barking Riverside CGI image Kurtis Property

Main construction of the London Overground extension is starting now with the train services to be running in late 2021.  This major new artery into London's transport network which is part of a £263 million investment from TFL, bringing the City closer.  Located on the south facing River Thames, east of Canary Wharf and City Airport.   

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