Proudly Dagenham

The former Stamping Plant site in Dagenham has a long and rich history. Located close to the banks of the River Thames, it has played a central role in London's industrial and cultural life.

Listening to you

You said

During our outline consultation, many residents highlighted the importance of heritage to the local community, with the 1968 Ford sewing machinists strike having the most significance with the community. It has been strongly supported that this rich heritage is reflected throughout Dagenham Green.

We did

The design in this first phase draws inspiration from the area’s rich history and Peabody’s legacy estates. We want to seek your views to identify heritage elements that can be represented in Phase 1.

We want to hear you

We want to hear what you have to say about how heritage is reflected in our proposals, share your thoughts by taking part in our survey

Road names inspired by local Ford workers, including those who helped lead the 1968 Equal Pay strike action

Artwork and building design that reflects the industrial heritage, through colours and building materials

A heritage trail running through the public spaces and celebrating the various elements of the site's rich history

Drawing inspiration from the Dagenham Breach, this will help to restore the natural landscape once prominent on site.

We didn’t realise
how brave
we were at
the time