Two Newham projects, including Cody Docks in Canning Town and church in Plaistow awarded £79,990

Cody Dock on the Lea

Cody Dock on the Lea - Credit: Archant

Two Newham projects have received a funding boost totalling £102,990 —a large part of which will help create a new riverside space.

Artist impression of how Cody Dock will look

Artist impression of how Cody Dock will look - Credit: Gasworks Dock Partnership

The Gasworks Dock Partnership was awarded £79,990 towards regenerating the Cody Dock, a former gasworks, on South Crescent, Canning Town.

The grant from The Veolia Environmental Trust will help fund a wide reaching clean-up of the area along with work to make it more accessible by installing footpaths, handrails and a toilet.

A variety of features such as raised beds will be also be put in to make the space greener and more inviting to people, along with birds, bugs, and animals. The work will be the first stage of a long-term project to completely redevelop the dock.

The trust also awarded £23,000 to Plaistow’s Memorial Community Church to fund the replacement of windows: a French window and leaking skylights at their Welcome Centre on Barking Road. The centre is used by different community projects.


You may also want to watch:


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus