Church unveils Dagenham regeneration plans

Thu 11 April 2013, 3:35 pm

Proposals unveiled by St Marks Church in Dagenham would see the creation of 80 social homes, a new community centre, a fitness centre, and a coffee shop.

The plan - drawn up by the church and the Berkeley Foundation - would see the current church and vicarage at Marks Gate demolished and replaced with a new development that would also include a new church, the Barking & Dagenham Post reported.

It said that the regeneration plan would be split over three sites, with Marks Gate being the largest, but also including the site of disused public toilets in Rose Lane  and a garage site in Roles Grove.

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