New Homes in Barking & Dagenham
London's most industrial suburb is fast-becoming its biggest growth hotspot. Located in the heart of the Thames Gateway, Barking and Dagenham has ambitious regeneration plans that will develop many new communities over the next 15 years.
At the start of 2019 Barking and Dagenham has been recorded as London's cheapest borough to buy a house looking at the latest sold prices provided by the ONS at an average of only £300,518 per property.
Take a look at some of the new homes for sale in and around Barking and Dagenham below.
Live the Barking and Dagenham life
A great place to buy a new home for a number of reasons, Barking and Dagenham is an ideal spot to both live and invest your money. We can help the cash you have saved go even further for you thanks to offers like the London Help to Buy scheme, where you could secure a new home with only a 5% deposit and 55% mortgage.
Things to see and do in Barking and Dagenham
From National Trust properties and interesting museums to wonderful natural spaces, kids’ attractions and great places to enjoy an evening out, Barking and Dagenham is packed with brilliant ways to spend your time.
Whether you’re visiting Eastbury Manor and Valence House Museum, exploring Eastbrookend Country Park and Beam Valley Country Park or taking the kids or dog to Barking Park, Old Dagenham Park and Valence Park, you can also enjoy riverside walks in the south and Hainault Forest Country Park just the other side of the borough’s northern boundary.
There are plenty of excellent schools across the borough if you have children to think of, with primary options including William Ford CofE in Dagenham. Classed as outstanding by Ofsted, the St Teresa Catholic Primary, Grafton Primary and St Bede’s Catholic Primary are all rated just as highly by the education board.
The Sydney Russell School in Dagenham is an outstanding all-through option, while Little Heath’s all-through Atam Academy is also in Ofsted’s top bracket with a catchment area that stretches into Barking and Dagenham. Other strong secondary choices include Eastbury Community School and Riverside School in Barking, as well as Dagenham’s Jo Richardson Community School and Robert Clack School.
Barking and Dagenham transport links
Barking has a Tube station on the Hammersmith & City and District lines, with the latter continuing east and stopping at Upney, Becontree, Dagenham Heathway and Dagenham East. This gives you direct access to central spots like Blackfriars, Embankment and Westminster, while you don’t even need to change to reach places like Earl’s Court, Kensington, Ealing Broadway and Wimbledon.
There are also train and Overground stations you can use to get around, as well as buses, taxis and even community transport schemes to help people with reduced mobility.
The Barking and Dagenham property scene
Barking and Dagenham’s property market has shown great resilience in the past, proving it’s a great place to buy a home from a financial perspective. As well as being one of London’s more affordable boroughs, it was the only local authority area in the capital where average house prices didn’t fall in the years following the UK’s EU referendum.
You can buy into this area of London thanks to an array of stylish studios and 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments along Myrtle Road in East Ham, while the nearby Upton Gardens development offers everything from 2 bed apartments with private balconies to 3 bed duplexes and even 4 bedroom homes with spacious terraces.Give us a call today to see how we can help you, and don’t forget to ask about like our Movemaker scheme when you do.