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Dagenham Dock

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Dagenham Dock - Latest news, articles and photos

Beam Park station delays push Havering Council to buy out housing partner
Beam Park station delays push Havering Council to buy out housing partner

Beam Park station delays push Havering Council to buy out housing partner

The delays in opening a new railway station in east London have pushed Havering Council to buy out a housing partner in order to secure the long-term future for the neighbouring housing developments.

Jul
24
2023
The City of London’s market plans run up against 775 year old law
The City of London’s market plans run up against 775 year old law

The City of London’s market plans run up against 775 year old law

Plans by the City of London to move its markets to a new location in Dagenham have run into a problem, in the form of a Royal Charter granted 775 years ago, and it's all about how far sheep can walk in a day.

Feb
16
2023
City of London to move Billingsgate and Smithfield markets to Dagenham
City of London to move Billingsgate and Smithfield markets to Dagenham

City of London to move Billingsgate and Smithfield markets to Dagenham

The City of London has approved plans to move both the Billingsgate and Smithfield markets to a site it owns in Dagenham.

Nov
18
2022
3,500 homes to be built next to Dagenham Dock railway station
3,500 homes to be built next to Dagenham Dock railway station

3,500 homes to be built next to Dagenham Dock railway station

A new housing estate is to be built on a former Dagenham car factory site that sits right next to the Dagenham Dock railway station on the C2C rail line.

Apr
05
2022
City of London gets planning permission for Dagenham markets move
City of London gets planning permission for Dagenham markets move

City of London gets planning permission for Dagenham markets move

Plans by the City of London to move its three historic markets to a single site in Dagenham Dock took a step forward last night after Barking and Dagenham council approved planning permission for the new market building.

Mar
23
2021
3,000 homes to be built next to Dagenham Dock railway station
3,000 homes to be built next to Dagenham Dock railway station

3,000 homes to be built next to Dagenham Dock railway station

A sleepy railway station in East London is due to get a lot busier as a large housing development is to be built next to it.

Mar
16
2021

City of London updates plans to move its markets to Dagenham

A new public consultation is opening on the City of London's plans to co-locate Billingsgate, New Spitalfields and Smithfield markets at a new site in Dagenham Dock.

Jan
23
2020
City of London buys an old power station as a site for its food markets
City of London buys an old power station as a site for its food markets

City of London buys an old power station as a site for its food markets

The City of London has bought a huge plot of land next to Dagenham Dock, in a preemptive strike to stop other bidders getting their hands on the land.

Dec
19
2018