Opening 18th May 2019

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07 02 '19

Young people from Barking and Dagenham are counting down to the grand opening of Barking and Dagenham’s OnSide Youth Zone, ‘Future’. Students from Robert Clack Upper School joined members of the Future Youth Zone team and Barking and Dagenham Council Leader Cllr Councillor Darren Rodwell to celebrate there being just 100 days to go until…

24 01 '19

Great progress is being made at Future Youth Zone in its last few months of construction. As we countdown to our grand opening this Spring, the inside of the building is beginning to come to life with internal fittings being added as well as splashes of colour. Outside, the building has now completely taken shape…

11 12 '18

The Bridges Impact Foundation is helping to build a brighter future for Barking & Dagenham’s young people by funding ‘Future Youth Zone’ (“Future”), a brand-new youth centre being developed by national charity OnSide in Parsloes Park, Dagenham. Future will open next year, giving young people between eight and 19 (and up to 25 with additional…

10 12 '18

Barking and Dagenham’s Future Youth Zone needs you! The £6.5million facility, which is set to open next Spring, has launched its volunteer recruitment drive. As well as the 50-strong staff team, the Youth Zone needs 100 volunteers with positions available now including administrative support and working with the Youth Zone’s Young People’s Development Group. The…

26 11 '18

Mulalley is helping to build a brighter Future for Barking and Dagenham’s young people, becoming the latest Founder Patron for the borough’s OnSide Youth Zone, contributing towards the facility’s annual running costs. Barking and Dagenham Youth Zone, which was named ‘Future’ by local young people, is being developed by the national charity OnSide, in partnership…

13 11 '18

Supporters of London’s first OnSide Youth Zone were given a sneak peak of the ‘Future’ as the doors for the facility were opened up for the first time. Barking and Dagenham is preparing to create history in Spring 2019 when the £6.5million development will open and transform the lives of a number of youngsters in…

18 10 '18

Future Youth Zone is delighted to introduce its Core Team. The new members of the team started work this month and will be based at CU London until the Youth Zone is ready for them to move in. Zak Hussain has joined as Head of Youth Work and will oversee the delivery of Future’s youth…

12 10 '18

As work continues on Future Youth Zone, we are making sure we are spreading the word as much as we can! Following on from CEO Gavin Evans, we are delighted to introduce you to our second member of staff, Marcel Andrew. Marcel’s role, as Youth and Community Engagement Worker, is to spread the word of…

06 08 '18

Housing association L&Q is helping to build a brighter future for Barking and Dagenham’s young people by becoming the latest Founder Patron of Future Youth Zone. With funding from L&Q, Future will open next year, giving young people between eight and 19 (and up to 25 with additional needs) somewhere safe and affordable to go with many inspiring…

23 07 '18

Suriyaa Gnanapandithan, a member of OnSide’s Barking and Dagenham Young People’s Development Group, enjoyed an exciting of week work experience with Future Youth Zone’s CEO Gavin Evans. During his placement, he got the chance of having a ‘VIP’ tour of the Youth Zone site in Parsloes Park working alongside Adam Poyner, OnSide’s Senior Development Surveyor. The…

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