New London Architecture

Phoenix Park

Built

This is a resident led co-designed pocket park developed as a meanwhile space as part of a larger estate wide regeneration within the Gascoigne neighborhood, Barking.
NEW LONDON AWARDS 2021

NEW LONDON AWARDS 2021

Shortlisted in the MEANWHILE category

The meanwhile park sits within a larger picture of Gascoigne West neighbourhood regeneration being carried out by Be First on behalf of the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. ‘Phoenix Park’ is a temporary outdoor community space co-designed with the residents providing 995m2 of play, exercise, growing and performance space. The Park will operate for a 3-5 year period, was built with supply chain generosity and a volunteer workforce and is a testament to the genuine co-design between residents and all other stakeholders fostering lasting relationships.

Vote for this project in the 'People's Choice award. The voting deadline is 1 November 2021.

Project information

Status

Built

Borough

Barking

Size

995 sq m

Completion

June 2021


Location

105 Abbey Rd, Barking IG11 7DA, UK


Team Credits

Client

London Borough of Barking & Dagenham and Be First

Landscape Architect

Fabrik Landscape

Contractor

Wates Residential

Engagement Consultant

Urban Symbiotics

Other

Gascoigne Resident Forum


Listed by

London Borough of Barking & Dagenham (and Be First)

Last updated on

23/09/2021


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