A charity is launching a service for developers in Barking and Dagenham to help improve the quality of the pedestrian environment across the borough.
Living Streets works with the council to offer advice to developers to ensure that they are not hindering pedestrians.
A spokesperson for the charity also said that it is carrying out a campaign to persuade people to walk more in the borough.
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…