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Barking & Dagenham Council information

Barking & Dagenham, a vibrant borough located in the eastern part of London, has emerged as a promising destination for property investment and expansion. With its strategic location, excellent transportation links and ambitious redevelopment plans, the borough presents an exciting opportunity for homeowners looking to enhance their living spaces and increase their property value.

Area: 13.93 SQ.M
Population: 211,998
Number of Properties: 76,200
Predominant Property Type: Varied – Detached houses, semi-detached houses, terraced houses, flats, and apartments

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Why invest in home improvement in Barking & Dagenham? 

Barking & Dagenham boasts a diverse housing stock, ranging from period properties to contemporary apartments. As a regeneration hotspot, the area has been undergoing a significant transformation. The borough’s expanding residential market and strong demand for quality homes provide an attractive proposition for those considering property investment.¬†

The redevelopment of the old Dagenham Ford Factory will deliver 3,119 new homes, of which there will be 2,897 apartments and 222 houses Рa total of 1,534 will be affordable. 

Plans to build a new overground station in the area were revealed in 2020 as part of the council’s plans to improve transport links for residents so they are better connected to other parts of London.

An old dairy farm in Dagenham which once stood in Chadwell Heath is set to be turned into a film studio after the council approved plans to build three huge industrial buildings on the site. This will generate 599 new jobs. 

Investing in extending your home in Barking & Dagenham presents a unique opportunity to tap into the borough’s growth and development. With the council’s dedication to regeneration, supportive planning processes, excellent connectivity and thriving community amenities, homeowners can unlock the full potential of their properties.¬†

Extending your home not only enhances your living experience but also increases its market value, making it a rewarding long-term investment.

Popular Extensions in Barking & Dagenham

While we’re dealing with all types of home improvements and extensions in this borough, the following are the most popular extensions:

Full rear extension 
Loft Conversion 

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