The Mayor has given his approval to plans by Be First, on behalf of Barking and Dagenham Council, to build the capital’s largest film studios in Dagenham, boosting the borough and London’s growing film and TV industries. The plans, which were approved by the council’s planning committee last month, will see six sound stages, productions […]
Proposals to improve the area around Barking’s 500-year-old Curfew Tower were approved last night (Monday,10 August). The plans to open up views of the tower and improve the landscaping were approved at Barking and Dagenham Council’s planning committee. Councillor Cameron Geddes, Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Social Housing, said: “We’re massively proud of our heritage.
Construction of an independent cinema, affordable housing and a new facility for older people – has started. The development by Lindhill Properties, will replace the former Abbey Sports Centre in Axe Street in Barking. It includes 170 homes for rent, and will include one, two and three-bedroom residential flats, 60 at affordable rent. Councillor Darren Rodwell,
Consultation is now underway on revised proposals to build 526 new homes in the latest phase of redevelopment of the eastern end of Gascoigne estate, as part of the borough’s commitment to meet the climate challenge head on. The new flats and houses, which will be built for the council by the authority’s development arm,