The Broadway (theatre)

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The Broadway
The Broadway Theatre
Address Broadway
Barking, Essex.
Coordinates 51°32′08″N 0°04′40″E / 51.5355°N 0.0777°E / 51.5355; 0.0777
Public transit London Underground London Overground National Rail Barking
Owner Trust
Type Receiving house
Capacity 341 seated on two levels
(840 standing)
Opened 1936 (renovated 2004)
Architect Herbert Jackson & Reginald Edmonds. Tim Foster Architects (2004 regeneration)

The Broadway is a performance venue in Barking town centre. Previously known as The Broadway Theatre, the building was a 'municipal hall', forming part of Barking Town Hall. It is now an arts centre and auditorium with a capacity of 341, designed by Tim Foster Architects. The venue is now managed by an independent trust, with registered charitable status, and is aiming to improve access to arts facilities in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and the surrounding areas of east London.


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