Dagenham Tourism

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Dagenham (/ˈdæɡənəm/) is a large suburb of east London, England. In the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, it is 11.5 miles (18.5 km) east of Charing Cross and 9.5 miles (15.2 km) east of the City of London. Historically in Essex, it was an agrarian village and remained mostly undeveloped until 1921, when the London County Council began construction of the large Becontree estate. The population of the area significantly increased in the 20th century, with the parish of Dagenham becoming an urban district in 1926 and a municipal borough in 1938. It has formed part of Greater London since 1965 and is a predominantly residential area, with some areas of declining industrial activity, including the Ford Dagenham plant. The southern part of Dagenham, adjacent to the River Thames, forms part of the London Riverside section of the Thames Gateway redevelopment area.


Is Dagenham in United Kingdom on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. Dagenham is located at a short trip away from London a major city in United Kingdom. Add London to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like The London Eye, British Museum, Tower Of London. To explore Dagenham, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Dagenham*

  • Pollution Statistics in Dagenham

    Know the pollution level of Dagenham before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 63.96 (High)
    • Water Pollution 43 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 56.07 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 47.94 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.06 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 43.82 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 45.43 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 20.47 (Low)
  • Dagenham: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Dagenham for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Dagenham.

    • Burglary and Theft 45.07 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50.59 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 48.82 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 34.55 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 39.22 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 47.18 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 47.56 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 55.77 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 71.19 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 46.59 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 47.99 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 36.21 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.65 (Moderate)
  • Living in Dagenham - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Dagenham is 126.58 (High)

    • Safety Index 52.27 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 88.44 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 59.24 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 47.71 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 89.53 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 68.37 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 21.6 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 93.79 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Dagenham

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Dagenham

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 16.68 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 44.66 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 94.52 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 87.47 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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