Saturday, 5 November 2011

Thames Tributary River Roding - River Road

Thames Tributary River Roding
The Roding continues to flow south east towards the Thames, it is joined by the Mayesbrook from the north and by dykes and sewers from both east and west

Post to the west Jenkins Lane
Post to the north Barking
Post to the east Barking Levels
Post to the south Creekmouth
Crossness Road
Trading estate and industrial units

Longreach Road
Trading Estate and industrial units

Marshes
Known as Westbury Level and Little West Marsh. Ice from the area sold at Town Quay

River Road
Built in 1894 with no access to the rivers. It was an area which was reserved for some of the more noxious and unneighbourly industries. Grassland between road and the flood barrier is of great interest to naturalists
Kierbeck Wharf. Steel wharf operating on Barking Creek.
Pinns Wharf. Scrap wharf operating on Barking Creek
Alexanders Wharf. Scrap wharf operating on Barking Creek

River Roding
Kings Bridge Industrial Estate and Wharf. On the site of Kings Bridge Marsh at the point where the Mayesbrook joins the Roding.
Long Reach

Thames Road
Trading estate and industrial area

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