Barking Learning Centre, Town Square, IG11

The centre is situated beneath the new housing blocks which form part of the first phase of the redevelopment of Barking town centre. The learning centre provides open access to all levels of learning, including higher and further education, together with a new library for the borough.

The range of facilities on offer at the BLC includes:

• Classrooms for adult learning

• Gallery space

• An express library service

• A reference library

• Lecture rooms

• Meeting and training rooms

• A Children's library

• The one stop shop for council services

• A Job Shop

• Met Police counter

Main Contractor: Ardmore