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The new East London station being built along the River Thames that will transform the London Underground map


A new station is at the moment being built in East London simply on the border of the River Thames.

The Barking Riverside extension will be in the heartland of an space which has reworked from an industrial website over the years into a preferred, up to date place to reside.

The station will add 4.5km to the London Overground Gospel Oak to the Barking line and take it from Barking to a new station at Barking Riverside.

It will serve Barking Riverside, the largest housing improvement in East London, which has planning permission for as much as 10,800 new properties, in addition to healthcare, procuring, neighborhood and leisure amenities.

There are new colleges in place in addition to public open areas and riverside walks.

According to Transport for London, with out this new rail hyperlink in place, ‘the full potential of the improvement at Barking Riverside couldn’t be achieved.’

The development work started in 2018 the place TFL set the monitor up between Barking and Dagenham Dock and viaduct linked up.

The entrance to the station

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There is elevated connectivity with the new London Overground station and an Uber Boat by Thames Clippers pier.

Recently, a unanimous vote by Barking and Dagenham Council noticed plans authorised for 229 properties to be built at the riverside.

Bellway London acquired the land for the improvement and intends to start development work at the website this summer season.

It will comprise a mixture of residences and townhouses in buildings three to 9 storeys excessive, in addition to area for shops and eating places.

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A CGI design of the residences to be built

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Bill Kenneally, Regional Director of Bellway London Partnerships, mentioned: “Located on the former Barking Power Station website, Barking Riverside will utterly revitalise this brownfield land right into a fascinating and well-connected new neighbourhood on the banks of the Thames.

“Two personal courtyards in the centre of the website will present a communal area for residents whereas residential automobile parking and cycle storage amenities will even be included as a part of the improvement.”

The foremost works are in nonetheless in progress for the station and TFL count on practice companies to begin in autumn 2022.

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