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Challingsworth House

Start spreading the news! This stunning new development in the heart of what is fast becoming Barking’s mini-Manhattan for everyday people. The Linton Road development offers 169 quality homes at a range of affordable rental or shared ownership options. While you may enjoy stunning views of the capital from one of its blocks, which reach up to 20 storeys, you will not have to pay sky high prices!

  1. Key features

    Challingsworth House is part of the wider regeneration initiative and is a collection of 56 Shared Ownership apartments; 40 one-bedroom and 16 two-bedroom apartments, available from a 25% share.

    These properties offer floor-to-ceiling windows, contemporary kitchens with integrated appliances* and open-plan living.

    • Ensuite to selected 2-bedroom apartments
    • Floor to ceiling windows
    • Lift access
    • Private balcony to all apartment
    • Indoor and outdoor children’s play area
    • 250 year lease

    This development is named after the late Dora Challingsworth, leader of the 1984 Ford factory strikes who worked in the Dagenham plant as a shop steward when she decided to take action to fight for pay equality.

  2. Location

    Living in Linton Road you will be in the heart of Barking town centre with its rapidly developing retail, cultural and leisure options. It’s just three to four minutes’ walk from Barking Railway Station and a growing range of shops, restaurants, a street market and walking distance to the Broadway Theatre.

    You will also be in the heart of a growing arts and cultural quarter with a new House for Artists around the corner and an art gallery in the 360 Barking building.

    You can enjoy the historic ruins of Barking Abbey with its 13th century Curfew Tower. A short distance from here, across Abbey Green, is the Town Quay on the River Roding. This was once home to Barking’s famous fishing fleet, at one time the largest in England. It is now home to the town’s new Creative Industries Quarter.

  3. Life of leisure

    The top-notch new homes are a stone’s throw from the Abbey Leisure Centre, with two swimming pools, three workout studios hosting a variety of classes, a gym, a children’s soft play area and a spa. Next door is the Broadway Theatre, with a lively programme of music, dance, drama, comedy and children’s shows throughout the year.

    The town centre will be home to a new arthouse cinema next Summer, which will screen new cool films and cult classics.

    Barking Park, the borough’s oldest, has recently enjoyed a major refurbishment and now has a visitor centre, splash park wet play facility, café and rowing boats. Mayesbrook Park has also benefited from a recent refurbishment, becoming the UK’s first climate change park. It is also home to Sport House, which was used as an Olympic training venue and has the largest multi-use sports hall in the country.

  4. Transport connections

    Challingsworth House will have some of London’s best transport links. The City of London is just 17 minutes away, withc2c trains departing for London Fenchurch Street. In the other direction the c2c line takes you to Southend in 39 minutes.

    Barking Station sits on the District and Hammersmith and City Underground lines. A change at West Ham brings you to Canary Wharf in just over 20 minutes.

    By road to the East, the M25 can be reached in around 20 minutes, and to the west you can travel to London City Airport in the same time.

    Parking is limited on all developments. Contact for further details.