Beacontree Heath housing development in Dagenham is given the green light
PUBLISHED: 12:11 21 June 2017 | UPDATED: 12:31 21 June 2017
Plans for a new housing development in Dagenham near the Grade II –listed civic centre has been given the green light by the council.
Becontree Heath will cover three parcels of land on Wood Lane and comprises of 82 flats, of which 46 will be available under a shared-ownership scheme, and 42 three-bedroom houses.
There will also be a replacement bus terminus and retail space for a pharmacy in the development.
Andy Fancy, operations director at Countryside Partnerships South, which will build the development, said: “We believe that our plans for Becontree Heath will transform the area, whilst providing much-needed homes to the region and supporting new and existing communities.
John East, Barking and Dagenham’s strategic director of growth and homes, added: “This development forms an important part of the council’s wider strategic ambitions for Heath Ward.”
The plans are subject to a section 106 agreement in which the developers will make a financial contribution towards facilities for the community.
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