With a history of manufacturing for large international companies like The Ford Motor Company, Bergers Paints and Ever Ready batteries. Dagenham was home to one of the largest and most diverse workforce’s in the the South of England.
Despite the closure of many of those companies now Dagenham continues its regeneration program as part of the Thames Gateway Regeneration Scheme.
Dagenham is also known as Barking and Dagenham and comes under the London Borough of Newham. However details on some planning applications and permits can be found here:-