The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham’s planning committee have given the green light for a new Sainsbury’s superstore to be built in Barking.
The 9,545sq m supermarket will open at the Abbey Retail Park, which is owned by Estates & Agency Properties.
It is predicted that almost 500 jobs will be created when the store opens.
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…