Follow the links on this page to explore aspects of the fascinating history and heritage of Barking and Dagenham.
More online resources:
Images of Barking and Dagenham through the ages in our Flickr photostream:
Photos of local streets, buildings and events on our History Pin channel:
The Valence House Facebook page: www.facebook.com/valencehouse
Browse our Local Studies information sheets
There's much more to discover at the Archives and Local Studies Centre and at Valence House Museum. If you haven't yet visited, we look forward to welcoming you!