City East


01245 259989

New homes - Prices to be confirmed

New phase coming soon – 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments. An award-winning development in the rejuvenated Barking Riverside area, just 12 miles from central London.

Sales Centre Tel: 01245 259989

This development is currently marketed from our divisional office. There is currently no sales presence on site.

Welcome to City East

Caspian Quarter at City East launching autumn 2016  contact our sales team to register your interest


Situated next to the Thames at Barking Riverside, City East is an ambitious development of apartments and houses designed to breathe new life into this area of London.

The award-winning design of these new homes in Barking takes into account ecological factors in a drive to create a sustainable community. Initiatives incorporated into the development include green roofs, communal gardens, locally sourced timber and high levels of insulation to reduce energy consumption.

Inside, the properties boast quality finishes in contemporary materials, such as chrome and stainless steel, and many have balconies, or terraces.

Families will find a number of well-regarded primary and secondary schools in the local area, with plans for several more to serve Barking Riverside.

Open space is a key focus of City East, something all residents will be able to enjoy. In the surrounding towns also, there are around 30 parks, country parks and wildlife reserves across the borough of Barking and Dagenham catering to a variety of visitors.

Barking town centre is home to high-street and independent stores, as well as the local market, while further afield, concentrated retail therapy can be found at one of the largest shopping centres in Europe – Westfield at Stratford City.

Public transport links into central London from these new homes in Barking are good and are scheduled to improve further with the planned extension to Barking Riverside of the London Overground Gospel Oak to Barking line. Upney is the nearest tube station to the development and Barking the nearest railway station, with regular services running into London Fenchurch Street. London Overground and London Underground services also stop at Barking Station.

The A13 is just five minutes drive from City East, linking the development with Canary Wharf in London Docklands in 15 minutes and with London City Airport in 13 minutes.

For further information regarding these new homes Barking please call 01245 259989 and speak to a member of our sales team.


City East was awarded the 2013 Graham Pye Award for "homes with plans that work best for families". Please watch the award video below for further information.


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Local Area

At a glance:

Transport links

Upney Underground Station (District Line) 2 miles/ 7 minutes

Barking Railway Station (London Underground, London Overground and National Rail) 2.7 miles/ 10 minutes

A13 1.4 miles/ 5 minutes

London City Airport 5.7 miles/ 13 minutes

Stansted Airport 31.3 miles/ 35 minutes


Welcome to Barking

An ancient market town, Barking is situated east of London in the borough of Barking and Dagenham. Its vibrant shopping centre, colourful markets and excellent transport links with central London and Docklands all contribute to it being a popular place to live for people working in the capital.



There are a number of schools within the vicinity of these new homes in Barking, with plans in the pipeline for more as part of the further redevelopment of Barking Riverside.

Several well-regarded primary schools cater for children up to the age of 11, including George Carey CE Primary School, which is less than half a mile from the development. Others include Ripple Primary, Gascoigne Primary and St Margaret’s CE Primary schools.

For older children, secondary schools in the area include the Jo Richardson Community School, Eastbury Comprehensive School and the recently opened Barking Riverside School. Several universities are easily accessible from the development, including the University of East London, the University of Greenwich and London Southbank University.



For familiar high-street stores, independent retailers and niche boutiques, head for Barking town centre. Vicarage Field Shopping Centre brings together a selection of well-known brands and independents under one roof, as well as several cafés and food outlets. Barking market, just five minutes walk from Vicarage Field, is held four times a week and is home to stalls selling a wide variety of fresh produce, household goods and clothing.

Less than 10 minutes drive from the development, Gallions Reach Shopping Park features more than 40 high-street retailers and restaurants and has more than 2,000 parking spaces. It is also served by buses and Docklands Light Railway.

Around 20 minutes drive from City East, Westfield at Stratford City is one of the largest shopping centres in Europe, boasting 338 shops, cafés and restaurants, as well as a 17-screen cinema and a bowling alley.

From Stratford City, it’s just a few minutes by train into Liverpool Street, or 20 minutes via London Underground’s Central Line into the heart of London and the shopping meccas of Oxford Street, Bond Street and Marble Arch.



Barking Riverside is situated alongside the Thames, benefiting from two kilometres (1.24 miles) of river frontage. More than 40 per cent of the site is dedicated to open space, which includes footpaths, cycle routes, parkland and an ecology park for the enjoyment of residents.

The local area also has its fair share of green space, including parks, country parks and nature reserves. Barking Park is the oldest in the borough and features a boating lake, tree-lined walkways, flower gardens, playing fields, a children’s play area and splash park. There is a skate park for older children and for sports fans, tennis courts, football pitches, indoor and outdoor bowling greens and a basketball court.

Other parks in town include Greatfields Park, Newlands Park and Mayesbrook Park – all within two miles of City East. Nearby Scrattons Farm Eco Park and Ripple Nature Reserve provide habitats for a variety of plants and wildlife. Around 10 minutes drive from the development, over the border in the borough of Newham, one of London’s oldest and largest city farms – Newham City Farm – offers a programme of events and workshops for children and families.

For fitness enthusiasts, Abbey Sports Centre, just seven minutes drive from City East, offers a variety of exercise classes, has a sports hall and a swimming pool. The sports centre is due to be replaced by Abbey Leisure Centre, which will benefit from a thermal spa, including hydrotherapy pool, sauna and steam rooms, as well as a swimming pool, gym and exercise studios.

The Jim Peters Stadium at Mayesbrook Park, is home to athletics, cycling and running groups, and Barking Football Club and Barking Cricket Club are also based at Mayesbrook Park.

For golf fans, the nearest clubs are Crowlands Heath Golf Club and Ilford Golf Club, both around five miles away.

Barking’s multicultural make-up ensures the town centre is home to a variety of restaurants, pubs, cafés and takeaways serving cuisine from around the world. Of course the area’s proximity to central London also means residents are always just a train journey away from award-winning restaurants, chic wine bars and artisan cafés.



These new homes in Barking enjoy excellent transport links with towns in the surrounding area, including central London.

City East is just 15 minutes drive from Canary Wharf, via the A13, which links South Essex with London Docklands. The nearby A124 and A13 both link up with the A406 North Circular Road, which travels across north London, linking the east with the west of the capital.

The nearest tube station to the development is Upney Underground Station, seven minutes drive away, which is on the District Line. Barking Railway Station is 10 minutes drive away and gives access to the District and Hammersmith & City Lines, London Overground services and National Rail to and from London Fenchurch Street, Southend-on-Sea and Shoeburyness in Essex.

Plans are in place to extend the London Overground Gospel Oak to Barking line to Barking Riverside, with completion expected by the end of 2019.

Fast and frequent 24-hour bus services operate as part of East London Transit, connecting Barking Riverside with Barking station, Ilford and Dagenham Dock.

For domestic and international air travel City Airport is five miles away and Stansted Airport 28 miles away.


Local authority

City East lies within the boundaries of the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham.



Please note that while every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, particulars regarding local amenities and their proximity should be considered as general guidance only.

The identification of schools and other educational establishments are intended to illustrate the relationship to the development only and do not represent a guarantee of eligibility or admission.

Journey times are representative of journeys made by car unless stated otherwise and may vary according to travel conditions and time of day.

Sources: Google Maps, The AA, Transport for London and National Rail.


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