New public areas

Public realm improvements

The vision for Quayside Barking includes public realm improvement such as:

  • A new footbridge improving connectivity to the town centre
  • Publicly accessible landscaped river walk
  • Managed amenity & landscaped spaces with play areas for all ages
  • Naturalisation of the river wall
  • Two public squares
Arrival square
Garden Square
The Roding Riverside Walk

Garden Square is a similar length to an Olympic swimming pool (51m)
Arrival Square is a similar size to the square outside Barking Town Hall (1,250sqm)

A new 360m long river walk (e.g. from station to Iceland) that includes places to sit, play, and socialise
New Pedestrian and cycle bridge