Voting opened from the 21th October and runs till 12th November but don’t delay!

There are 41 projects shortlisted for our neighbourhood in Custom House and Canning Town. Anyone either living, working or learning in the whole of Newham can take part.

You can vote for your favourite projects by:

Voting online via the Newham Co-Create webpage (you will need to create an account)

Vote here

Registering is easy and doesn’t take long if you follow these simple steps:

  1. Use the link above and click Sign Up to register or login if you already have an account.
  2. Remember this relates to your Newham residence, place of work or study, so if you volunteer at Cody Dock please use this address as your place of work! 11c, South Crescent, Canning Town, London E16 4TL
  3. Once you have completed the registration return to the Custom House & Canning Town page and vote for the Cody Dock Social and we could be awarded £20K!

You can also vote in person by visiting our local Canning Town Library or Custom House Library  Monday to Saturday 9am to 8pm until the 12th November.

Or you can join us, have a chat and learn more at the Big Vote Event on Saturday 28th October 1-5pm at Beckton Globe Library, 1 Kingsford Way, E6 5JQ.   

About our new Cody Dock Social

This new project is geared toward local adults of all ages but particularly those who are feeling socially isolated, perhaps new to the area, are carers, or unable to work for any reason such as poor health or retired and are seeking to make new connections in their lives. It will provide an opportunity for people to meet others, spend time in nature, increase their confidence and connect with the wider community (Parents and carers with children under 3 would also be very welcome).

The Social will be fully accessible and cross-generational participation will be encouraged. It will run once a week over seven 6-week cycles with two-week breaks in between. The 2-hour sessions will be based in our beautiful indoor growing space, complete with a wood fired oven and include nature walks, heritage talks, refreshments, board games, reminiscence, co-production and focus on self-help, self-regulation and mindfulness practices.

This project will be hosted at Cody Dock and co-produced by the charity Gasworks Dock Partnership and Julia Briscoe who is a Newham Resident and Independent Consultant Nurse specialising in nature-based interventions and coaching.