Development and regeneration in Barking and Dagenham

A new look BOLD website will be launching soon.

CU London introduces plastic reduction initiative

A higher education campus for Coventry University (CU London) in Dagenham has stopped use of single-use plastics…

Lottery funding for The Boathouse

A new major arts project at The Boathouse Creative Studios in Barking’s Heritage Quarter has this week received…

Glenny bags consultancy contract

Property management company Glenny has been appointed as a consultant on a new development at an industrial site…

The kids who can

Young people matter – particularly in a borough with the capital’s lowest average age. Shailja Morris looks at plans for a new ‘Youth Zone’, and speaks to the education providers making a difference

Led by design

Barking and Dagenham Council and its regeneration company Be First believe that regeneration isn't just about housing stock — importance should also be placed on excellent architecture to create successful places. Matt Ross reports

The right track

With a new look for BOLD in 2019, Kirsty MacAulay reflects on the borough's achievements since the magazine was first published in 2012 and speaks to the local authority’s chief executive, Chris Naylor, about the borough’s achievements in recent times and how the council will continue to focus on creating opportunities for residents

Fresh Wharf

Developer Countryside is working with Notting Hill Housing Association to create 911 homes on the Fresh Wharf…

Becontree Heath

Construction at Becontree Heath began in February 2018 by developer Countryside Plans for Becontree Heath…

360 Barking

Swan Housing Association’s 360 Barking development in Cambridge Road is making progress. The site is inside the…