London Borough of Barking & Dagenham

London Borough of Barking & Dagenham provides advice, support and information to startups and established firms in the borough.

Business support

Barking & Dagenham Council lists the business support services available to startups and small firms in the borough.


Barking & Dagenham libraries are a good source of information and intelligence for startups and small business owners.

Trading licences

The local licensing team provides information about how to apply for various trading licences.

Business rates

London Borough of Barking & Dagenham is responsible for collecting business rates and dealing with any related queries.


Barking & Dagenham Council provides advice and information to help business owners bid for public sector contracts.

Emergency contacts

London Borough of Barking & Dagenham provides an out-of-hours service for emergencies such as:

  • Collapsed or unsafe buildings or structures.
  • Emergency repairs to council-owned property.
  • Extreme weather.
  • Street and pavement issues such as traffic lights, streetlights, signs and blocked drains.


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