Barking, a place with a bright future
And a place to plant your roots
Well placed in East London
Weavers Quarter will regenerate the existing development and feature a new community centre, piazza and two new schools, which will compliment the area’s existing schools. Plans are also underway to bring a new promenade, bars, restaurants, public squares, Ecology centre and a marina to Barking Riverside. Barking is great for shopping, with the 65 stores at Vicarage Field Shopping Centre and Westfield at Stratford City nearby. For those who enjoy working out, there’s a great selection of leisure centres and gyms within a couple of miles.
Enjoy living in Barking
Spend lazy Sundays strolling in one of the 30 parks, country parks and wildlife reserves across the borough of Barking and Dagenham. For an evening out, there’s a cinema in Barking and the Broadway Theatre is very popular, putting on a range of events from pantomimes to comedy nights. Restaurants in the area reflect the diverse cuisines of the community – so you’re sure to find something to your taste. For sport enthusiasts, Ilford Golf Club offers a newly redesigned 18-hole parkland course, Barking Cricket Club encourages young players and has an abundance of outdoor sporting activities for all ages.