Thursday, 9 July 2015

Riverside east of the Tower, north bank. Hornchurch marshes

Riverside east of the Tower and on the north bank
Hornchurch marshes
TQ 50073 82174

Beam River. Another outlet to the river from the Beam comes down through this area, having come off the main river in an east:west channel which then turns north:south. This divides the areas used for car storage by Fords from the business park.

An area of marshland mainly used for car storage by Fords

Post to the west Dagenham riverside
Post to the north Dagenham marshes
Post to the east Rainham Marshes
Post to the south Jenningtree

Courier Road
Internal road to the Ford site and named after another of their cars. This leads to a vast car storage area.

Fairview Industrial Estate
Purpose built modern trading and light industrial area which houses around 125 companies

Fiesta Drive
Internal road to the Ford site and named after another of their cars. This leads to a vast car storage area.

Frog Lane
Biossence . This is a heat from waste project under construction


Hornchurch Shoot
An old wharf where rubbish was offloaded from barges to dump inland. This is a small area of inter-tidal habitat and flood defence wall supporting plant communities, over-wintering ducks and wading birds.
Helipad
Wind pump

Old Man’s Head
Name for part of the riverside adjacent to Rainham Creek

Rainham Caves
Name for part of the riverside adjacent to Rainham Creek

Sources
Greater London Authority. Web site
Sabre. A13. Web site
Thames Estuary Partnership. Web site

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