The Existing Site

The Quayside Barking Site is c. seven acres, it is bounded by the River Roding to the east, an Ibis Hotel and the Highbridge Road to the west, London Road to the north and the Tesco car park site to the south.

The current site comprises of an existing 4,960 sqm Tesco store, associated car parking and a petrol filling station (pfs).

EcoWorld London received ‘resolution to grant permission’ in November 2019 for a residential-led scheme covering the southern portion of the application site. The planning permission was for 514 homes with buildings up to 23 storeys.

EcoWorld London, working with Tesco, are thrilled to have the opportunity to produce a revised masterplan for the whole site that integrates into the wider area and will be more beneficial for the local community.

The Tesco Site forms a key part of the regeneration of the Roding Riverside. Barking is currently benefiting from large scale investment in residential led developments that are revitalising the town, with major investment on the former industrial land on either side of the River Roding.  The Tesco Barking site forms an important area of the River Roding revitalisation.


01 steps from West Bank onto the site

02 the site seen from Highbridge Road (to the south)

03 current approach to Tesco from the A124, with no street activation

04 view from A124 looking east towards the town

05 footbridge crossing the North Circular Road, to the south of the site

06 existing Tesco car park

The site is approximately a five-minute walk from Barking town centre and 10 minutes from Barking station.

Barking station provides exceptional transport connections via bus train and tube.  A multi-million-pound station upgrade is also planned to increase capacity, improve station concourse and traveller experience.  According to TfL journey time to the City of London is approximately 16 minutes with the West End and Canary Wharf being reached within 30 minutes