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Dagenham, Barking & Dagenham

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Dagenham, Barking & Dagenham

Dagenham is a large suburb of East London, England. It forms the eastern part of the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and is located 10.5 miles east of Charing Cross. It was historically an agrarian village and remained mostly undeveloped until 1921 when the London County Council began construction of the large Becontree estate.
Administrative CountyBarking & Dagenham
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ4884
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020

Dagenham, Barking & Dagenham in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Dagenham, par. and vil., S. Essex, 2 miles NW. of Rainham ry. sta., 6556 ac. (67 water) and 174 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 3411; P.O.; contains D. Park.

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