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Beacontree Heath housing development in Dagenham is given the green light

PUBLISHED: 12:11 21 June 2017 | UPDATED: 12:31 21 June 2017

The new development will contain 170 homes. Picture: Countryside Partnerships South

The new development will contain 170 homes. Picture: Countryside Partnerships South

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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 alos have a bus terminus and a pharmacy. Picture: Countryside Partnerships SouthBecontree Heath will alos have a bus terminus and a pharmacy. Picture: Countryside Partnerships South

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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