London’s best connected borough

Barking and Dagenham is at the heart of the Thames Gateway with excellent road and public transport links to central London and the rest of east London.

The borough lies midway between central London and the M25, giving easy access to markets in London, the Southeast and Europe.

The location offers the best of both worlds – the City, Canary Wharf and Stratford are all close.

The excellent national road network and Essex countryside are on the doorstep.

12 Crossrail trains an hour will operate from Chadwell Heath from 2019, cutting the journey time to London Liverpool Street to 23 minutes and to less than an hour for Heathrow.

London City Airport is on our doorstep and London Southend, Stansted and Gatwick airports can all be reached in an hour’s drive.

By 2020 the London Overground will be extended to Barking Riverside which will open the area’s potential and provide easy access to Barking for the 30,000 residents of this new River Thames location.

Public Transport (from Barking Station)

Location Distance Travelling Time Frequency
Stratford4.7 miles20 minsEvery 3 mins
City Airport4.7 miles 22 mins Every 3 mins
The O2 7.4 miles18 mins Every 3 mins
Fenchurch Street8.3 miles 15 mins 8 trains per hour
Westminster10.9 miles 40 mins Every 3 mins
St Pancras (Eurostar) 11.5 miles 45 minsEvery 3 mins
Stansted 30.2 miles80 minsEvery 3 mins
Heathrow 57.9 miles 75 mins Every 3 mins

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