Countryside Properties has said excellent progress is being made on its Goresbrook Village development, with the delivery of 149 homes expected by summer 2015.
The demolition of the 16-storey tower blocks took place in summer 2013, and was marked by two community events where residents met the project team.
Construction work started in October 2013 and the first homes are expected to be ready in July 2014. Three quarters of the houses will be three and four-bedroom houses, while the remainder will be two-bedroom flats in low-rise blocks.
The City of London Corporation is about to buy Barking Power Station site in east London for around £125 million, according to Property Week.
A £25 million grant for Barking and Dagenham Council will help it support new housebuilding over the next four years.
Councillor Darren Rodwell, the leader of Barking and Dagenham Council, has welcomed the decision to approve the proposed Beam Park…