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Coordinates: 51°32′11″N 0°04′38″E / 51.536469, 0.077226 Barking could refer to: Barking in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, England Municipal Borough of Barking, an historical local government district covering Barking Barking, Suffolk, England Bark (dog), the noise made by dogs Barking RFC, an English rugby union club in Barking, London Category: ... Image File history File links Greater_london_outline_map_bw. ... Image File history File links Red_pog2. ... The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham is a London borough in East London and forms part of Outer London. ... The Ceremonial counties of England are areas of England that are appointed a Lord-Lieutenant, and are defined by the government with reference to the metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England. ... Greater London is the top-level administrative subdivision covering London, England. ... The region, also known as Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity of England in the United Kingdom. ... Greater London is the top-level administrative subdivision covering London, England. ... Constituent countries is a phrase used, often by official institutions, in contexts in which a number of countries make up a larger entity or grouping, concerning these countries; thus the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has used the phrase in reference to the parts of former Yugoslavia... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... A post town is a required part of all UK postal addresses. ... UK postal codes are known as postcodes. ... The IG postcode area is a group of 11 postal districts in north east Greater London which are subdivisions of six post towns. ... +44 redirects here. ... (Redirected from 020) The Motorola 68020 is a microprocessor from Motorola. ... The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) is the name currently used by the territorial police force which is responsible for Greater London other than the City of London (the responsibility of the City of London Police). ... A Fire Appliance belonging to the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service The fire service in the United Kingdom has undergone dramatic changes since the beginning of the 21st century, a process that has been propelled by a devolution of central government powers, new legislation and a change to operational... The London Fire Brigade (LFB) is the statutory fire and rescue service for London, England. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The London Ambulance Service (LAS) is the largest ambulance service in the world that does not directly charge its patients for its services. ... The United Kingdom House of Commons is made up of Members of Parliament (MPs). ... Barking is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Greater London is divided into a number of constituencies for London Assembly elections. ... City and East is a constituency represented in the London Assembly. ... This is a list of Members of the European Parliament for the United Kingdom in the 2004 to 2009 session, ordered by name. ... London is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... List of cities in the United Kingdom List of towns in England Lists of places within counties List of places in Bedfordshire List of places in Berkshire List of places in Buckinghamshire List of places in Cambridgeshire List of places in Cheshire List of places in Cleveland List of places... This is a partial list of places in London, England. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

Barking is a suburban town in east London, England and the main district of the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. It is a retail and commercial centre situated in the west of the borough and 9.1 miles (14.6 km) east of Charing Cross. This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham is a London borough in East London and forms part of Outer London. ... The Victorian Eleanor Cross at Charing Cross The name Charing Cross, now given to a district of central London in the City of Westminster, comes from the original hamlet of Charing, where King Edward I placed a memorial to his wife, Eleanor of Castile. ...



The manor of Barking was the site of Barking Abbey, a nunnery founded in [1666]] by Eorcenwald, bishop of London, destroyed by the Danes and reconstructed about a hundred years later in 970 by King Edgar. At the Dissolution of the Monasteries in 1536, Barking Abbey was demolished: the parish church, St Margaret's stands upon its site, where some walling and foundations are all that otherwise remain. The Norman church of St Margaret was where Captain James Cook married Elizabeth Batts of Shadwell in 1762. Curfew tower with St Margarets Church in background The ruined remains of Barking Abbey are in situated in Barking in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham in East London, England; where it forms a public open space. ... St. ... Events Major volcano eruption in Mashu Japan Devastating decade long famine begins in France Byzantine Emperor John I successfully defends the Eastern Roman Empire from massive barbarian invasion Construction completed on Al-Azhar mosque in Cairo, worlds oldest Islamic university Births Leif Ericson, Norse explorer Seyyed Razi, important Muslim... King Edgar or Eadgar I ( 942 – July 8, 975) was the younger son of King Edmund I of England. ... For other uses of the term dissolution see Dissolution. ... Year 1536 was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. ... The nave of Durham Cathedral demonstrates the characteristic round arched style, though use of shallow pointed arches above the nave is a forerunner of the Gothic style. ... This article is about the British explorer. ... 1762 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...

Barking was an urban district from 1894 and became a municipal borough in 1931. The Municipal Borough of Barking was abolished in 1965 along with the Municipal Borough of Dagenham and the area became part of the London Borough of Barking (renamed Barking and Dagenham in 1980.[1] In the British Isles an urban district was a type of local government district which covered an urbanised area. ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... A borough is a political division originally used in England. ... Year 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1931 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Barking - officially Barking Town - was a local government district in south west Essex from 1894 to 1965 around the town of Barking. ... Dagenham was a local government district in south west Essex from 1926 to 1965 around the town of Dagenham. ...

Its name came from Anglo-Saxon Berecingas, meaning either "the settlement of the followers or descendants of a man called Bereca" or "the settlement by the birch trees". Old English redirects here. ...

William the Conqueror

Throughout his life, William's greatest fear was that of rebellion. To counter this threat, when he distributed land to his nobles their estates were always separated by many miles obliging his barons to occupy themselves with their personal administration rather than have time free to group amongst themselves to plot treason. At the same time, although Rouen is the capital of Normandy, William's court was equally always on the move from one city to another. After his coronation in Westminster Abbey on Christmas Day 1066, he established his very first council as King of England in Barking Abbey before quickly moving on to Epping Forest. Rouen (pronounced in French, sometimes also ) is the historical capital city of Normandy, in northwestern France on the River Seine, and currently the capital of the Haute-Normandie (Upper Normandy) région. ... For other uses, see Normandy (disambiguation). ... A asses is a ceremony marking the investment of a monarch with regal power through, amongst other symbolic acts, the placement of a crown upon his or her head. ... The Collegiate Church of St Peter, Westminster, which is almost always referred to by its original name of Westminster Abbey, is a mainly Gothic church, on the scale of a cathedral (and indeed often mistaken for one), in Westminster, London, just to the west of the Palace of Westminster. ... Joseph and Mary with baby Jesus, at the first Christmas Christmas (literally, the Mass of Christ) is a holiday in the Christian calendar, usually observed on December 25, which celebrates the birth of Jesus. ... Epping Forest is an area of ancient woodland in south-east England, straddling the border between north-east Greater London and Essex. ...


Fishing was the most important industry in Barking from the 14th century, until the mid-19th. Salt water fishing from Barking began before 1320, when too fine nets were seized by City authorities, but expanded greatly from the 16th century. Fisher Street was named after the fishing community there. From about 1775 welled and dry smacks were used, mostly as cod boats. Fishermen sailed as far as Iceland in the summer. They served Billingsgate Fish Market in the City of London, and moored up at home in Barking Pool. Samuel Hewett, born on 7 December 1797, founded the Short Blue Fleet (England's biggest fishing fleet) based in Barking, and using smacks out of Barking and east coast ports. This fleet used gaff ketches which stayed out at sea for months, using ice for preservation of fish. This ice was produced by flooding local fields in winter. Fleeting involved fish being ferried from fishing smacks to steamer-carriers by little wooden ferry-boats. The rowers had to stand as the boats were piled high with fish-boxes. Rowers refused to wear their bulky cork lifejackets because it slowed down their rowing. At first the fast fifty-foot gaff cutters with great booms projecting beyond the sterns were employed to race the fish to port to get the best prices. This 14th-century statue from south India depicts the gods Shiva (on the left) and Uma (on the right). ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600. ... Billingsgate Fish Market in 1876. ... Motto: Domine dirige nos Latin: Lord, guide us Shown within Greater London Sovereign state Constituent country Region Greater London Status City and Ceremonial County Admin HQ Guildhall Government  - Leadership see text  - Mayor David Lewis  - MP Mark Field  - London Assembly John Biggs Area  - Total 1. ... is the 341st day of the year (342nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1797 (MDCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 11-day-slower Julian calendar). ...

There was also a trade in live fish, using the welled smacks in which the central section of the hull, between two watertight bulkheads, was pierced to create a 'well' in which seawater could circulate. Cod caught live were lowered into this well, with their swim bladders pierced, and remained alive until the vessel returned to port, when they were transferred to semi-submerged 'chests,' effectively cages, which kept them alive until they were ready for sale. At this point they were pulled out and killed with a blow on the head before being despatched to market, where because of their freshness they commanded a high price. People who practised this method of fishing were known as 'codbangers.'

By 1850, there some 220 smacks, employing some 1,370 men and boys. The Barking boats of this period were typically 75 feet long carrying up to 50 tons. During the wars of the 17th and 18th century they were often used as fleet auxiliaries by the navy, based at nearby Chatham Dockyard. The opening of direct rail links between the North Sea ports and London meant it was quicker to transport fish by train from these ports straight to the capital rather than waiting for ships to take the longer route down the east coast and up the River Thames to Barking. In addition, by the 1850s the Thames was so severely polluted that fish kept in chests quickly died. Consequently, the Barking fishery slipped into decline in the second half of the nineteenth century. The decline was hastened by a storm in December 1863, off the Dutch coast, which caused the deaths of 60 men, and damage estimated at £6-7000. Many of its leading figures, including Hewett & Co, moved to Great Yarmouth and to Grimsby. By 1900, Barking had ceased to exist as a working fishing port, leaving only a few street and pub names as a reminder of its former importance to the town.[2] Chatham Dockyard, located on the River Medway in Kent, England, came into existence at the time when, following the Reformation, relations with the Catholic countries of Europe had worsened, and thus requiring added defences. ... This article is about the River Thames in southern England. ... Great Yarmouth, often known to locals simply as Yarmouth, is an English coastal town in the county of Norfolk. ... For other uses, see Grimsby (disambiguation). ...

Other industries

Boat building has a long history at Barking, being used for the repair of some royal ships of Henry VIII. In 1848, 5 shipwrights, 4 rope- and line-makers, 6 sail-makers and 4 mast-, pump-, and block-makers are listed in a local trade directory. Hewett & Co continued in boat building and repair until 1899. Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England and Lord of Ireland (later King of Ireland) from 22 April 1509 until his death. ...

Other industries replaced the nautical trades, including jute spinning, paint and chemicals manufacture. By 1878 Daniel de Pass had opened the Barking Guano Works (later de Pass Fertilisers Ltd, part of Fisons) at Creekmouth. Creekmouth was also the site of the major Barking Power Station from 1925 until the 1970s, burning coal shipped in by river; the current station known as Barking is further east near Dagenham Dock. In the 20th century new industrial estates were established, and many local residents came to be employed in the car plant at Dagenham. The Chincha guano islands in Peru. ... Fisons Plc was a British pharmaceutical, scientific instrument and horticultural chemical maufacturer based in Ipswich, in the United Kingdom. ... Creekmouth is a largely industrial suburb of London, United Kingdom. ... Barking Power Station refers to a series of power stations at former and current sites within the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, east London. ... Dagenham Dock is a place in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham in London, United Kingdom. ... Dagenham is a suburban town in east London, in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, situated 12 miles (19. ...

Thames disaster

On September 3rd, 1878 the iron ship Bywell Castle ran into the pleasure steamer Princess Alice in Galleons Reach, downstream of Barking Creek. The paddle steamer was returning from the coast, via Sheerness and Gravesend with nearly 800 day trippers on board. She broke in two and sank immediately, with the loss of over 600 lives, the highest ever single loss of civilian lives in UK territorial waters. For people bearing the title Princess Alice, see Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester and Princess Alice of Albany. ... , Sheerness is a town located beside the mouth of the River Medway on the northwest corner of the Isle of Sheppey in north Kent, England. ... Gravesend can refer to: Gravesend, Kent, England Gravesend, New York, USA This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...

At this time there was no official body responsible for marine safety in the Thames, the subsequent enquiry resolved that the Marine Police Force, based at Wapping be equipped with steam launches, to replace their rowing boats and be better able to perform rescues.[3] The Marine Police Force, sometimes known as the Thames River Police and said to be Englands first Police force, was formed by magistrate Patrick Colquhoun and a Master Mariner, John Harriott, in 1798 to tackle theft and looting from ships anchored in the Pool of London and the lower... Wapping Old Stairs, one of many points of access to the foreshore in the area. ...

London Riverside development

Main article: London Riverside

The London Riverside is a new development area in East London, and part of the larger Thames Gateway redevelopment zone. The Thames Gateway is an area of land stretching from East London, 40 miles eastwards towards the estuary of the Thames, including parts of North Kent and South Essex, which has been identified as a national priority for urban regeneration. ... The Thames Gateway is an area of land stretching 40 miles eastwards from East London on both sides of the River Thames and the Thames Estuary. ...

Barking Riverside

The Barking Riverside development is part of the larger London Riverside development, which aims to regenerate the riverside area of East London through providing new homes, jobs, and services. Barking Riverside is a 350 acre[4] brownfield land and therefore needs site clearance and the removal of overhead power lines before it can go ahead. Construction is due to begin in 2008, and the development is due to be completed around 2025. It will construct 10,000 new homes in the area, which will house around 25,000 people. New transport links will also be provided, including as the East London Transit and the extension to the Docklands Light Railway.[5] The development will also provide new public facilities, creating "a variety of living, working, leisure and cultural amenities". Two new primary schools and one secondary school will also be built.[6] Residents of Barking and Dagenham will also gain access to use of 2 kilometres Thames river front for the first time.[4] Transport for London are developing a scheme called the East London Transit. ... London Transport Portal The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is a light rail system serving the redeveloped Docklands area of East London, England. ...

Barking Town Centre

Work underway on the Barking Learning Centre. The top three floors contain 166 apartment units. March 2007.
Work underway on the Barking Learning Centre. The top three floors contain 166 apartment units[7]. March 2007.

Barking's Town Centre is also due to be regenerated through a number of schemes. Currently, the Town Centre is one of the most deprived areas of Barking. The Abbey and Gascoigne wards, located in the Town Centre, are ranked 823rd and 554th respectively, which places them within the top 10% most deprived wards in the country.[8] Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1024 × 768 pixels, file size: 163 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) (All user names refer to en. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1024 × 768 pixels, file size: 163 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) (All user names refer to en. ...

The current Barking Town Centre development has an overall strategy and several aims. The regeneration intends to achieve a more sustainable economy for Barking Town Centre by investing in new quality retail outlets and by creating a business centre. The regeneration aims to enable people to widen their employment prospects, mainly through creating new "retail and business accommodation" which will provide employment and increase the income for both existing and new residents.[9] The regeneration also aims to improve people's skills. This is mainly achieved through the Barking Learning Centre; which aims to improve literacy, numeracy and other basic skills people may be lacking due to a previous lack of educational development. It currently acts as a borough-based learning facility.

The Barking Town Centre development also intends to improve the quality and range of housing within the area. The regeneration will aim to create 4,000 new homes in the Town Centre. 25% of these homes will be classed as intermediate housing, and will therefore be affordable for local residents to buy. The will also be 4,000 socially rented homes, making it easier for first time buyers and people with low incomes to rent a property. To help make the development more sustainable, all private sector homes are to meet the Government’s decency standards by 2010.[7]

Plans for the new town square were unveiled in September 2007. The development is part of the Mayor of London's 100 Public Spaces and includes an 80-metre long arcade of chequerboard terrazzo, lit by 13 oversize gold coloured "chandeliers" created by Tom Dixon, former Head of Design at Habitat. There is also a fake ancient wall built by bricklaying students from Barking College using old bricks, crumbling white marble columns and battered sculptures, reclaimed from architectural salvage yards. The wall or "folly", known as the "Secret Garden", was unveiled on 11th September 2007.[10] Ken Livingstone, the current Mayor of London The Mayor of London is an elected politician in London, United Kingdom. ... Terrazzo with adapted Native-American design at the Hoover Dam Terrazzo is a faux-marble flooring or countertopping material. ...


Barking F.C. are a non-league side, and records indicate they were founded as early as 1865.[citation needed] The team merged with East Ham F.C. to form Barking & East Ham United in 2001. Barking has also produced numerous successful football players, including Bobby Moore and John Terry. This club later struggled and went out of business, but Barking F.C. was later reformed once again. Cricket, basketball and hockey are also popular sports in the area. Barking F.C. was a football club based in England. ... Barking & East Ham United FC is a football(soccer) club which plays in the Southern Premier League Division One East at Mayesbrook Park. ... Robert Frederick Chelsea Bobby Moore, OBE (born Barking, England, 12 April 1941 - died London, 24 February 1993) was an English footballer. ... For other persons named John Terry, see John Terry (disambiguation). ...

Notable people associated with Barking


Public art on the A124 between the town centre and the A406

The town is situated north of the A13 road and east of the River Roding near its confluence with the River Thames in East London. The A406 North Circular Road runs parallel to the Roding, and access to the town centre is via its junction with the A124, which until the late 1920s was the main route towards London. Barking station is a local transport hub and is served by the London Underground, London Overground, National Rail operator c2c and many London Bus routes. The east of Barking is served by Upney tube station. For other subjects called The Edge, see The Edge (disambiguation). ... This article is about the Irish rock band. ... For other persons named John Terry, see John Terry (disambiguation). ... Chelsea Football Club (also known as The Blues or previously The Pensioners) are an English professional football club based in west London. ... First international  Scotland 0 - 0 England (Partick, Scotland; 30 November 1872) Biggest win  Ireland 0 - 13 England (Belfast, Ireland; 18 February 1882) Biggest defeat  Hungary 7 - 1 England (Budapest, Hungary; 23 May 1954) World Cup Appearances 12 (First in 1950) Best result Winners, 1966 European Championship Appearances 7 (First in... Tim Gane (born July 12, 1964) is the leader of the British-based rock band Stereolab. ... Stereolab are an English alternative music band formed in 1990 in London. ... Robert Frederick Chelsea Bobby Moore, OBE (born Barking, England, 12 April 1941 - died London, 24 February 1993) was an English footballer. ... Stephen William Bragg (born December 20, 1957 in Essex, England), better known as Billy Bragg, is an English musician who blends elements of folk music, punk rock and protest songs. ... McCarthy were a British indie pop band, formed in Barking, Essex, England in 1985 by schoolmates Malcolm Eden (voice and guitar) and Tim Gane (lead guitar) with John Williamson (bass guitar) and Gary Baker (drums). ... Shaykh ul Islam Dr. Muhammad Tahir ul Qadri (Urdu: محمد طاہر القادری) (born February 19, 1951) is a Muslim writer, poet, professor, religious scholar, and a politician from Pakistan. ... MNA stands for: Member of the National Assembly (in Quebec) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Jason Leonard, MBE is a former England player who held the world record for international appearances for a national team until 2005, when it was surpassed only by Australias George Gregan. ... Sir Trevor David Brooking CBE (born 2 October 1948 in Barking) is a football player turned manager, pundit and administrator. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... West Ham United Football Club is an English football club based in West Ham, London Borough of Newham, East London, and have played their home matches at the 35,146 capacity Boleyn Ground stadium since 1904. ... Paul Martyn Konchesky (born May 15, 1981 in Barking, London) is a professional English football player currently playing for Fulham in the left-back position. ... Fulham Football Club are an English football team based in Fulham, in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. ... Ross Kemp (born 21 July 1964) is an English actor who rose to prominence in the role of Grant Mitchell in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. ... Grant Anthony Mitchell was a fictional character in the British soap opera EastEnders. ... EastEnders is a popular BBC television soap opera, first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC1 on 19 February 1985[4] and continuing to date. ... Leanne Dobinson (born in Essex, England) is an English singer and was a contestant on the BBC1 show, How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria? which strives to find the leading lady for the new Andrew Lloyd Webber produced version of The Sound of Music that will open in... How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria? is a British talent show, shown on Saturdays on BBC One, first broadcast on 29 July 2006 and due to end on 16 September 2006. ... Here Comes My Baby: The Ultimate Collection cover. ... Here Comes My Baby: The Ultimate Collection cover. ... Giles Gordon Barnes (born August 5, 1988 in Barking, England) is an English footballer. ... Derby County Football Club are an English football club based in Derby, who play in the Premier League. ... Gary Baker was the drummer in the Indie pop group McCarthy between 1985 and 1990. ... McCarthy (a variant of MacCarthy) is a common surname that originated in Ireland and is in fact the most common of all the names which uses the prefix Mac or Mc, meaning son of. ... Jamie Guy (born 1 August 1987 in Barking, England) is a professional footballer who currently plays for Championship side Colchester United. ... Colchester United F.C. are an English football team currently playing in Football League One. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1024 × 768 pixels, file size: 109 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1024 × 768 pixels, file size: 109 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... The A124 road is a road in East London linking Canning Town with Upminster. ... The A406 or the North Circular Road is a trunk-road linking west and east London via north London. ... The A13 is a trunk road in England linking the City of London with East London and south Essex. ... The River Roding is a river that rises near Dunmow, flows through Essex and forms Barking Creek as it reaches the River Thames in London Categories: UK geography stubs | London Rivers | Rivers in Essex ... This article is about the River Thames in southern England. ... East London area East London is the name commonly given to the north eastern part of London, England on the north side of the River Thames. ... The A406 or the North Circular Road is a trunk-road linking west and east London via north London. ... The A124 road is a road in East London linking Canning Town with Upminster. ... Barking station is a railway station served by National Rail and the London Underground. ... The London Underground is an underground railway system - also known as a rapid transit system - that serves a large part of Greater London, United Kingdom and some neighbouring areas. ... London Transport Portal London Overground[2] is a train operating company that provides railway services concentrated in north London. ... National Rail uses the BR double-arrow logo A typical National Rail station sign showing the double-arrow logo National Rail is a brand name of the Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC). ... For other uses, see C2C. c2c is a train operating company that provides train services, on a franchise basis, on the London, Tilbury & Southend line from Fenchurch Street in the City of London to East London and the entire length of the northern Thames Gateway area including Basildon, Chafford Hundred... An Enviro 400 bus, a modern interpretation of the famous London red double-decker. ... Upney tube station is a London Underground station on the District Line, located in Upney, East London. ...

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Local education is listed on the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham article



  1. ^ The Mayor - Past Mayors. The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. Retrieved on 2007-05-16.
  2. ^ The borough of Barking. British History Online. Retrieved on 2007-01-26.
  3. ^ Metropolitan Police official history accessed 26 Jan 2007
  4. ^ a b Project Description. Barking Riverside. Retrieved on 2007-05-16.
  5. ^ (2006-03-17) "DLR extension for Barking Riverside". Building Design (1713). 
  6. ^ London Riverside - Barking Riverside. The London Borough of Barking & Dagenham. Retrieved on 2007-05-16.
  7. ^ a b Barking Town Centre Action Plan - 2003/04. The London Borough of Barking & Dagenham (April 2003). Retrieved on 2007-05-16.
  8. ^ Indices of Deprivation for Wards, 2000 - Barking and Dagenham (London Borough). Neighbourhood Statistics (2000). Retrieved on 2007-05-16.
  9. ^ Barking Riverside PDF. The London Borough of Barking & Dagenham. Retrieved on 2007-05-16.
  10. ^ Regeneration work gathers pace as new borough attraction unveiled. The London Borough of Barking & Dagenham (September 2007). Retrieved on 2007-09-14.

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