Barking redevelopment approved
Published: 18 January, 2017
Vicarage Field to be redeveloped with mixed-use scheme
Benson Elliot and development managers Londonewcastle have received the green light from the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham for the redevelopment of the Vicarage Field shopping centre site in Barking town centre.
The plans comprise a comprehensive redevelopment of the existing shopping centre and adjoining buildings to provide a modern retail, restaurant and leisure offer with more choice and variety; as well as up to 850 high quality homes; a three-form entry primary school; a 6-8 screen cinema and 300-capacity music venue; a 150-room hotel; flexible enterprise space for start-up businesses; healthcare facilities and extensive public realm and green space.
The high quality mixed-used development, designed by architects Studio Egret West, is expected to start on site in 2018.