Barking is a suburban town in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, in East London, England. The town has excellent transport links, connected on two London Underground stations. Barking has been identified as one of 35 major centres in London, making it a big area for business, retail, entertainment and commercial activities. Many businesses are now setting up serviced offices in Barking as a result.
A retail and commercial centre situated in the west of the borough, Barking is only 9.1 miles east of Charing Cross, and is undergoing a massive regeneration before the Olympic Games arrive in 2012.
Tenants with access to serviced offices in Barking have some of the best transport links in the south. Fantastic motorway links, overground trains, London Underground tube trains, buses and airports are all plentiful and easy to access, ensuring that you are well connected when it comes to travelling to your serviced offices in Barking.
Airport Code: LCY
Distance from central Barking: 10 miles (3.7km)
Barking Station is in Travelcard and ticket zone 4 and can be quickly reached from all London main line rail terminals.
Serviced offices in Barking and Dagenham are served by a comprehensive network of bus routes. Including routes: 5, 62, 66, 86, 103, 128, 145, 150, 169, 173, 174, 175, 238, 247, 287, 296, 362, 364, 366, 368, 387, 499, EL1, EL2, School buses route 687 and Nightbus route N15.
The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham is served by the Hammersmith & City line and the District Line. Barking Underground station itself is in Travelcard Zone 4 and has routes that stretch as far east as Upminster, to Ealing Broadway in the West, and Wimbledon in the South.
Changing at Earl's Court will mean your journey will continue to Edgware Road in Travelcard Zone 1. The Hammersmith & City line travels all the way from Barking to Hammersmith in Zone 2.
Barking is situated just north of the A13 road and east of the River Roding near the River Thames in east London. The South Woodford to Barking Relief Road, which forms part of the A406 North Circular Road, runs through the Roding Valley, with access to the town centre by the A124.