The station opened in 1903, probably designed by W.N. Ashbee. Now a Grade-II listed building, it has a notable interior that includes a hammerbeam roof to the ticket hall and canopies on the platforms bearing the original GER (Great Eastern Railway) initials. Barkingside station was closed to passengers during World War I from May 1916 to June 1919.
Barkingside is predominately known as the headquarters of the children’s charity Barnardo’s, founded there in 1866.
Artworks are currently installed at the following stations