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.
Website: https://www.lbbd.gov.uk/business-support-and-advice

Libraries

Barking & Dagenham libraries are a good source of information and intelligence for startups and small business owners.
Website: https://www.lbbd.gov.uk/libraries-and-local-history

Trading licences

The local licensing team provides information about how to apply for various trading licences.
Website: https://www.lbbd.gov.uk/licences-permits-and-registration

Business rates

London Borough of Barking & Dagenham is responsible for collecting business rates and dealing with any related queries.
Tel: 020 8227 2934
Email: businessrates@lbbd.gov.uk
Website: https://www.lbbd.gov.uk/business-rates-and-payments

Procurement

Barking & Dagenham Council provides advice and information to help business owners bid for public sector contracts.
Tel: 020 8227 5234
Email: corporate.procurement@lbbd.gov.uk
Website: https://www.lbbd.gov.uk/tenders-and-procurement

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

Tel: 020 8215 3000
Website: https://www.lbbd.gov.uk/contact-emergency-services

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