Development and regeneration in Barking and Dagenham

Countryside commends borough opportunities

By James Renoux-Wood - Thu 4 February 2016, 4:28 pm

The opportunities for development in Barking and Dagenham are the best in London, according to a senior director at a residential and commercial developer.

Countryside’s new business director, Michael Hill, took part in a roundtable discussion to consider regeneration projetcs in the borough – and the establishment of the council’s Growth Commission, which sets out ambitions for Barking and Dagenham's future. 

Speaking about developing residential schemes, Hill said: “When you look across London as a whole, there’s nowhere that’s got the scale of opportunity as there is in Barking and Dagenham. 

“That’s partly because the rail infrastructure is now so good, in terms of frequency and quality – and with all the other investments coming into the borough, it all seems very positive to us.”

Read the roundtable discussion, featuring senior memebers of the development community and the council, in the upcoming issue of BOLD magazine, available soon

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