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New and proposed traffic and parking schemes

10300 – Becontree LTN (3 schemes)

As part of the Becontree Low Emissions Neighbourhood works, it has been proposed for some additional traffic calming measures to be installed along Stour Road, Tenterden Road at the junction of Green Lane and Becontree Avenue opposite Grafton School.

Please refer to the scheme plans for further information.

ID349 - Proposal to extend Controlled Parking Zones (Phase 4)

We are looking to improve access to parking and make it consistent across Barking and Dagenham and considering where it might benefit local people if a permit-controlled parking area was introduced.

We are currently consulting local residents and businesses about our proposals to extend the following controlled parking zones.

Area S13 ‘GV’ CPZ - Monday to Saturday 8.30am to 5.30pm (Valence Ward)

 Area S17 ‘SGV’ CPZ - Monday to Saturday 8.30am to 5.30pm (Valence and Heath Ward)

ID349 - Decision to extend Controlled Parking Zones (Phase 4)

In October last year (2021) we carried out consultation with residents and businesses about extending or introducing new Controlled Parking Zones in the borough.

A decision has now been reached for the following schemes:

Area S9 – Extension to CPZ CH

ID349 - Decision to extend Controlled Parking Zones (Phase 3)

In September last year (2020) we carried out consultation with residents and businesses about extending or introducing new Controlled Parking Zones in the borough.

A decision has now been reached for the following schemes:

Where can I find more information?

Answers to frequently asked CPZ questions (PDF, 134KB)

Useful information

Criteria we used when making a decision (PDF, 194 KB)

Information about the permits and current costs

30 minutes free parking

Local businesses and shoppers can benefit from plans to introduce 30 minutes free on-street parking in shopping parades. Our parking strategy aims to make parking fairer and safer for motorists, pedestrians and businesses across Barking and Dagenham. It aims to reduce congestion while helping to make a greener, healthier borough.

The strategy includes cheaper parking permits for electric or hybrid cars, parking permits for carers, more cycling bays and routes and tougher enforcement on parking around schools.

10060(A) - Amendment to weight restrictions

We intend to introduce a weight restriction prohibiting vehicles that exceed 7.5 tonnes from proceeding along these roads:

  • Beresford Gardens
  • Cavendish Gardens

Notice of Intent - 10060(A) (PDF, 101KB)

10217 Town Quay – change to road layout and restrictions

We intend to make an Experimental Order to introduce No Entry Except Cycles, banned turns, One Way and weight restrictions.

Notice of Making - 10217 (PDF, 92KB)
Scheme plan - 10217 (PDF, 499KB)
Statement of Reason - 10217 (PDF, 55KB)

10227 - Abbey Road bus lane - Amendment to current layout

Due to the relocation of the current bus terminal located in London Road, Barking, that 3 new bus stands are to be created within the current bus and cycle lane located at the junction of Abbey Road to London Road. An additional exit is also to be implemented onto the London Road roundabout (The Lighted Lady of Barking).

Notice of making (PDF, 60KB)
Scheme plan (PDF, 190)
Statement of reason - 10227 (PDF, 28KB) 

10259 New Cycle Tracks

As part of a wider scheme to provide improved and safe access for both cyclists and pedestrians, the council will be upgrading as well as introducing new cycle contraflows and shared use cycle tracks in the borough at the locations listed below.

10265 Electric vehicle charging bays

This order is to relocate the existing electric vehicle charging bays from outside of 427 Becontree Avenue to outside of 424 and 436 Becontree Avenue.

Notice of making - 10265 (PDF, 60KB)
Scheme plan - 10265 (PDF, 535KB)
Statement of reason - 10265 (PDF, 53KB)

10280 – Longbridge Road junction with Lichfield Rd

We will be extending the double yellow line parking restrictions on Longbridge Road either side of the junction with Lichfield Road:

Notice of Making - 10280 (PDF, 60KB)

10263 – London Road & James Street – New bus stands

Due to the relocation of the current bus terminal located in London Road, Barking, new bus stands are to be created within James Street and London Road, with the removal of some on-street parking bays. Works will commence on Monday 9 August 2021.

Notice of making (PDF, 70KB)

Scheme plan (PDF, 240KB)

Statement of reason (PDF, 10KB)

10285 - School Street Permits

We intend to introduce an Experimental Order which will implement pedestrian and cycle zones and no motor vehicles in several locations across the borough and will operate Monday to Friday 8am to 9.15am and 2.45pm to 4pm, except for School Street Permit holders only. 

The Order will become effective on Monday 6 September 2021.

Notice of making - 10285 (PDF, 90KB)  
Public Notice – 10285 (PDF, 60KB)
Statement of reason - 10285 (PDF, 10KB)

10307 – Fiddlers Green

As part of the Becontree Heath Low Emission Neighbourhood scheme, we are looking to make improvements to Becontree Avenue car park and shopping parade.

Greening the Fiddlers is a community led design project in Becontree Heath, Dagenham. The project aims to make the neighbourhood around the Fiddlers junction safer, greener and a more welcoming place for everyone to enjoy!

Please refer to the following documents for more detailed information.

Plan of proposed scheme 

Notice of Intent

ID366 – Fees and Charges 2021-2022 (On Street & Off Street)

In line with the agreed council fees and charges as approved by Cabinet, we intend to introduce the new structure in February 2022.

ID367 – Heathway No U-turn

To introduce a prohibition of U-Turns on the Heathway between it junction with Reede Road/Parsloes Avenue and its junction with Hedgemans Road/Church Elm Lane.

ID368 – Doctors Bays

In line with the agreed council fees and charges as approved by Cabinet, we intend to introduce the new permit structure in February 2022 which will see the removal of designated Doctors Bays which will be replaced with other on-street parking restrictions.

10321 – Frizlands Lane – Raised Pedestrian Crossing

To introduce a raised table and pedestrian crossing in Frizlands Lane.