Barking Town Hall
Rogue landlord found guilty in court

In Barking and Dagenham all private landlords must have a licence issued by the council to rent their properties to tenants and if they don’t, they could face a huge fine as one Dagenham landlord recently found out.

31 March 2023
Women's Museum timeline
East London council announces new plans for Women’s Museum

Barking and Dagenham Council is pleased to announce next steps as it moves forward with the development of a Women’s Museum at 4 - 5 Barking Wharf Square.

Linked to the borough’s accredited local history programme at Valence House Museum and Archives, this inclusive space will serve as a platform to showcase the history, heritage, stories and role of women from both the local area and beyond.

22 March 2023
Coronation emblem
Barking and Dagenham Council thrilled to announce its Summer of Festivals Weekender featuring the historic Coronation Day

Barking and Dagenham Council is delighted to announce its Summer of Festivals Weekender, which includes the highly anticipated Coronation Day event in honour of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort. This historic occasion will take place on Saturday 6 May followed by the much-loved One Borough Festival on Sunday 7 May at Valence Park, Dagenham, on the grounds of the iconic Valence House.

21 March 2023