Homes to Rent in Barking & Dagenham, London
Situated right at the heart of the Thames Gateway, Barking and Dagenham is one of London's most popular rental hotspots. The borough has attracted a lot of investment in recent years and is the focus of one of London's most ambitious regeneration projects. This up-and-coming East London borough offers excellent transport links, a great choice of flats and houses to rent and an interesting history, sitting at the midpoint between Central London and the M25. When you rent a flat or house in the borough, you'll be in the perfect spot to enjoy the best of both worlds. You have the City, Canary Wharf and Stratford all on your doorstep. Meanwhile, just a stone's throw away is the national road network and the beautiful Essex countryside.
Flats & Apartments to Rent in Barking & Dagenham
Barking and Dagenham has its own regeneration firm and it’s been tasked with building 50,000 new homes in the area - so expect to see a plethora of beautiful new flats and apartments for rent in the short term. There’s plenty of choice in Barking & Dagenham, and some brilliantly reasonably priced rental opportunities here.
Houses to Rent in Barking & Dagenham
The area is home to a surprising number of historic buildings - Valence House is one of the best local history museums in London. A little newer - but still impressive - are the rows of Victorian and Edwardian terraces claimed home by families all over the Borough.
Barking & Dagenham Schools and Education
Barking and Dagenham is not just home to City commuters, but it has also become a popular place for families to settle down. Across the borough, there are five infant schools, five junior schools and 35 primary schools. Beam Primary School, William Ford CofE Primary School and St Vincent's Catholic Primary School are the borough's highest performing schools. There's also a choice of four all-through schools, eight secondary schools, one technical and training school and three schools catering for special educational needs. The borough is also home to one independent school, giving plenty of choice to families moving to the area.