Harp House, Barking


  • Rental properties
  • Extra Care Housing

For most of our Extra Care Housing estates we have agreements with the local authority to let a percentage of our vacant properties to people nominated by them. Hanover’s agreement for this estate is that some of the allocations are managed by the local authority, London Borough of Barking & Dagenham, who can be contacted on 0208 227 5088.

Estate overview

This development has 36 Extra Care Housing one bed apartments with a range of on-site facilities, including a gym, hobbies room, a guest room for visiting friends and family and a full-size outdoor bowling green. Social activities regularly take place. There is a newsagent opposite the development and the main high street shops are a short bus journey away.

A professional on-site manager looks after buildings and grounds maintenance and repairs, as well as helping you to access further help and support if you need it.


Estate services

  • Assisted bathroom
  • Car parking
  • Garden
  • Guest room
  • Gym fitness room
  • Hairdresser
  • Hobbies room
  • Laundry
  • Lift
  • Lounge
  • Meeting room
  • Restaurant
  • Scooter storage
  • Treatment room
  • Internet access

Local area

Barking is a suburban area of East London with a mix of both well-known high street stores and independent retailers. Recently re-developed, the town centre houses a library, gallery, arboretum and a square that is frequently used for outdoor events. The town also has a cinema, theatre and a performing arts venue.

Local attractions include Barking Abbey, Eastbury Manor House and Eastbrookend Country Park.

Transport links

Harp House is located on Helmore Road very close to the hospital and medical centre. The nearest underground station is Upney on the District Line. The town is situated north of the A13 road. Other major roads nearby are the A406 and A12.

Barking station has both underground and overground services, including those to Richmond, Southend and Wimbledon. Many bus routes operate from outside the station, including services to nearby Romford and Dagenham.