Barking and Dagenham: A Cheaper Option for Home Buyers The East End of London is now a viable option for those looking to buy a home, especially in growing areas like Barking Riverside (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images).
Radhakrishna N S
By Andy Marino With private property in London’s fashionable East End Hackney, Bow, Whitechapel, Shoreditch– now pretty much out of reach for sub-millionaires, it’s worthwhile looking at the places where Cockeys dreamed of escaping to in past times, when the ambition was not moving into, but instead fleeing the East End. That means going even further east, along the river to the outskirts of town, “Where the air is clear,” to quote Mary Poppins. The suburbs on the very edge of the city are often seen as being more Essex than London. Also, as largely working class and industrial areas,…
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