Barking Riverside opens to buyers

5th September 2011

One of the largest planned residential developments in east London has opened its doors to the public. City East, part of the 10,800 home Barking Riverside development has welcomed interested buyers and opened its reservation book.

Barking Riverside is one of London’s largest regeneration schemes situated on the banks of the River Thames. A joint venture between the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and Bellway Homes plc is preparing serviced development plots for the first 350 homes.

Sales Director, Karen Coulson, said: “We were extremely pleased with the level of interest we received over the opening weekend. Barking Riverside is one of very few schemes in east London that delivers family housing, and our ambition is to develop a vibrant and sustainable community, a place where people will be proud to live and work.”

City East comprises a range of new homes in Barking including 3 and 4 bedroom family homes as well as 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments. Prices start from £139,995 for a 1-bedroom apartment and £244,995 for a 3-bedroom mid terrace home.

Supporting the new community at City East is the new Rivergate Centre which includes a new primary school, health facilities, place of worship and units for social enterprise, all centred on an attractive public square. The square is designed to be at the heart of the new community and features a clock tower, seating, a lawn on which to relax, small shops and a café.

From City East you can always make fast tracks into the city. New transport links include the East London Transit, the 24-hour high frequency, environmentally-friendly technology iBuses.

Linking to Ilford, Barking and Dagenham Dock, rail services from Barking station into Fenchurch Street take just 15 minutes, Barking Station is also connected to the District Line with direct access to Tower Gateway, Bank and Cannon Street. Superbly placed near the major route of the A13, City East is just 5 miles from Canary Wharf, while City Airport is also 5 miles and Stansted Airport 28 miles away.

For more information please call the sales centre Tel 020 8594 9709 Thursday - Monday 10am - 5.30pm