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New and proposed traffic and parking schemes

10237 – Station Parade, Barking Town Centre

Following an Experimental Order that came into effect 18 January 2021 to introduce banned turns and prohibitions, we now intend to make this permanent. The Permanent Order will become effective on Friday 17 June 2022. 

Permanent Traffic Management Order (PDF, 7MB)

Notice of Making (PDF, 64KB)

Statement of Reason (PDF, 26KB)

10360 – Bobby Moore Way car park

We are incorporating the existing disabled bays, red permit bays and solo motorcycle bays into the Bobby Moore Way existing off-street Traffic Management Order

Sealed Order (PDF, 170KB)

Plan (PDF, 415KB)

10352 – Jubilee Street Parties

We are introducing a Special Events Order to facilitate road closures to allow street parties in celebration of the Queens Jubilee 

Special Events Order (PDF, 230KB)

10347 – Barking and Dagenham Events 2022/2023

There will be various events and festivals taking place in the borough that will require road closures and temporary suspension of parking restrictions.

Further information about these can be viewed on the links below

Traffic Management Order (PDF, 315KB)

Notice of Making (PDF, 191KB)

Event plans:

10343 – Barking Bike Fest

The borough of Barking and Dagenham will be hosting a major cycling event in Barking town Centre on Saturday 21 May 2022.  

BikeFest, as the event is known, will be an exciting celebration of cycling and sustainability centred around Abbey Green in Barking.   

The event will require several road closures and traffic diversions during the day.   

Further information about the event and the road closures and diversions that will be in place can be found on the links below. 

More information about this event can also be found on -  https://yourcall.befirst.london/the-barking-bikefest

10225 – School Street Permits

Following an Experimental Order that came into effect 2 November 2020 to introduce Pedestrian and Cycle Zones and No Motor Vehicles in five school locations across the borough, we now intend to make this permanent. The Permanent Order will become effective on Saturday 30 April 2022. 

The Scheme will continue to operate Monday to Friday 8.00-9.15am and 2.45-4.00pm, except for School Street Permit Holders only, in the locations listed below.  

Permanent Traffic Management Order (PDF, 210KB)

Notice of Making – 10225 (PDF, 60KB)

Scheme plans :

10331 – Thames Road, Ripple Road and Wakering Road – Cyclists Safety Schemes

  • Wakering Road (PDF, 60KB): the proposed extension to the existing DYL at the Wakering Road corner; is to prevent parking, increase road users’ sightlines and increase safety for the proposed contra-flow cycle facility – which is part of the C42 cycle route scheme
  • Thames Road (PDF, 800KB): various proposed measures to provide safe crossing and shared footway facilities for cyclists along Thames Road and to connect the C42 cycle route, between the Ripple Greenway and Marine Drive
  • Ripple Road (PDF, 1MB): various proposed measures to provide safe crossings and shared footway facilities for cyclists along Ripple Road and to link the C42 cycle route onto St Erkenwald Road
  • Ripple Road (PDF, 86KB): Public Notice to convert existing Puffin Crossing to Toucan Crossing on St Pauls Rd  
  • Notice of Intent (PDF, 100KB)
  • Statement of reason - 10331 (PDF, 75KB)

10332– Lindsey Road junction with Fuller Road – Road safety initiative

As part of a road safety initiative to improve safety for both motorists and pedestrians, we are proposing to install a raised table at the junction of Lindsey Road and Fuller Road. 

Public Notice (PDF, 90KB)
Scheme plan (PDF, 200KB)
Statement of reason - 10332 (PDF, 30KB)

10330– Cook Road and Eastbury School – Safety Scheme

We are proposing to replace the single yellow lines with double yellow lines in the roads surrounding Eastbury Primary School to reduce congestion and improve the safety of pedestrians and motorists.  To address safety concerns we have installed a new Zebra crossing in Cook Road. 

Notice of Intent (PDF, 11KB)
Scheme plans (PDF, 400KB)
Statement of reason - 10330 (PDF, 30KB)

10316 -10318 Green Lane, Wood Lane and High Road Bus Priority Schemes and upgrade of pedestrian crossing

As part of the bus priority scheme funded by TfL’s Bus Priority programme our proposals aim to improve journey times by reducing traffic queues.

Please refer to the scheme plans below for further information.

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 below for further information.

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

In October 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

Areas S13 and S17 – New CPZ SGV

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

In September 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:

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.

10327 – Whalebone Lane South – Safety Scheme

To address safety concerns and pedestrian desire lines (preferred route) it is proposed to install a new Zebra crossing in Whalebone Lane South, currently used by circa 1000 pedestrians crossing a road carrying 23.5k vehicles a day.

Notice of Intent (PDF, 102KB)
Scheme plan (PDF, 397KB)
Statement of reason - 10327 (PDF, 28KB)

ID358 – Disabled Parking Bays

This order is to introduce new Disabled Parking only restrictions within specific on-street locations within the borough as well as removing those that are no longer required.

Statement of reason (PDF, 7.68KB)
Notice of making (PDF, 275KB)

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.