Description of Barking Riverside
Barking Riverside is one of the UK’s biggest regeneration projects on 443 acres along the banks of the River Thames in Barking, Greater London IG11.
Barking Riverside will include 10,800 new homes of mixed size and style.
There will be 65,000m2 of commercial floor space for shopping, restaurants, cafés, community and leisure facilities, healthcare and schools.
Phase 1 - Parklands
Parklands will offer a selection of homes including 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, 2 and 3 bedroom duplex apartments as well as 3 and 4 bedroom townhouses.
The development includes:
- Barking Riverside Overground station connecting to central London in 22 minutes opening in 2021;
- Land for seven schools including five primaries, one secondary, and one for special educational needs;
- A combined health care and leisure facility;
- A cycling hub;
- Two local retail and dining hubs.
On the site of three former coal-fired stations on River Road.