An area of the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham with a large industrial estate.
The Creekmouth Village as it was known, was built not far from the Thames riverbank in the 1850s by John Bennett Lawes, primarily for workers at his factory, the Lawes Chemical and Fertiliser Company. The village consisted of two rows of small houses, approximately fifty in total, and had its own school, Mission Hall, shop and a public house called The Crooked Billet, which is mentioned in records going back to 1719. The village community was very isolated.
The local authority is Barking and Dagenham London Borough Council. The area is within the Thames ward, which returns three councillors. For elections to the London Assembly it is part of the City and East constituency. For elections to the UK Parliament it is within the Barking constituency.
The regeneration project, costing £290,000 was started in 2005 and has seen the Environment Agency work in partnership with local charity the Creekmouth Preservation Society to transform disused land at the Barking Barrier into a green space.
Creekmouth is not served by the tube, DLR or National Rail, although it is on the route of the proposed DLR extension to Dagenham Dock (see below).
Creekmouth is served by the East London Transit bus service EL3, which runs between Little Heath and Barking Riverside and the East London Transit routes EL1 and EL2 serve nearby Thames View, to the north of Creekmouth with routes to Barking, Ilford, Barking Riverside and Dagenham Dock
A station Creekmouth DLR station station is proposed on the Dagenham Dock extension of the Docklands Light Railway.
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