Barking Riverside, Scrattons Farm and Thames View

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Landmark new park planned for Barking Riverside

Barking Riverside Limited (BRL) has recently submitted a planning application for an exciting new park in the Circus and Boulevard along the Northgate neighbourhood. Set to become a new landmark here in Barking Riverside, the 500m park will stretch from the District Centre near the station to the Circus. It will include large open green […]

Barking Riverside Ltd supports grassroots community project to flourish

In the Summer of 2022, Barking Riverside Ltd (BRL) launched the Barking Riverside Community Fund. This initiative offers grants of up to £1,500 to residents living in Thames View, Barking Riverside or Scrattons Farm who have an idea for a project that aims to improve the local area.  Residents who have lived here for a […]

Nourish Barking: getting locals making healthier choices!

Having been awarded a £1,500 grant from the Barking Riverside Limited Community Fund, the Nourish Barking project aimed to provide individuals with valuable knowledge about nutrition and healthy eating. The goal of the sessions was to empower attendees to make informed choices about their diet, leading to improved health outcomes and overall well-being.   During […]

The UK’s first ‘super shredder’ launches at Barking Riverside

Winter 2023 marks the launch of the UK’s first ever ‘super shredder’ at Barking Riverside, in a groundbreaking move towards sustainable living. The installation will bring a giant 88-cm wide cardboard shredder that can handle packaging as large as TV boxes to the neighbourhood, helping local people increase the amount they are recycling.  Developed by […]

Kickstart the festive season at Barking Riverside’s Winter Warm Up

Bringing seasonal cheer to Barking Riverside, BRL will host a Winter Warm Up event on Wednesday 6th December at the brand-new Visitor Centre in Station Square. Taking place between 6pm and 9:30pm, guests will enjoy a medley of festive delights whilst mingling with friends and neighbours. Whether it’s unwinding with a drink courtesy of Meetini, […]

New places and spaces open at Barking Riverside

BRL Infrastructure - Linear Park

This autumn, Barking Riverside welcomes the opening of the Visitor Centre and a new Linear Park, as well as a protected habitat for some furry friends. Situated in the centre of Barking Riverside’s Northgate neighbourhood, the initial sections of a new Linear Park – which is a public space that will be available for the […]