Innovation & Ecology – a place of creativity and big thinking
Whether it's how you heat your home, or dispose of your rubbish, how you travel to work, or where your food comes from, Barking Riverside is redefining conventions.
This is a place where people are inspired by a new way of thinking and living, fit for a changing world.
The aim is to make Barking Riverside a better place to live now and long into the future by adopting and supporting initiatives that reflect the needs of our rapidly changing world. It is a place where residents are actively encouraged to participate and contribute to a better future.
Mitigating the development's carbon footprint, Envac is a pioneering automated underground waste disposal system serving the new homes at Barking Riverside.
The largest system of its kind in the world, Barking Riverside’s Envac system will transform residents' approach to waste, virtually eradicating the need for waste disposal vehicles on site.
The Wilds Ecology Centre
A new Ecology Centre, where community organisations and a local university will work with local people to increase the knowledge and understanding of Barking Riverside’s unique wildlife. The Wilds is due to open in Spring 2021.
The Health Hub
Co-created with a resident group, this brand new health facility will sit within the very heart of Barking Riverside and is the flagship project associated with Barking Riverside’s Healthy New Town status. It will integrate a contemporary GP surgery with a new leisure centre and various community spaces. Providing a new model of care for the area, the facility reflects best practice for community health. Construction is expected to start in 2021.
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At Barking Riverside, there is a wide range of contemporary and affordable homes to buy. Find out more about buying at Barking Riverside by following the link below.
Barking Riverside is a collaborative project with continuous input from all major stakeholders
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