A topping out ceremony at the St Mark’s Gate development in Barking has marked the completion of building work on 28 homes at the site.
It is the latest phase of the multimillion pound scheme, which will also include a church, community hall, cafe and nursery.
Councillor Saima Ashraf (pictured right) laid the 'ceremonial brick' at the scheme. Also present were representatives from contractor Jerram Falkus and Thames Partnership for Learning.
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…