Barking Reach - roughly where Sandy Beach was. The Creekmouth story Sir John Bennet Lawes, a pioneer in the artificial fertiliser industry and founder of the Rothamsted Research Station, opened a factory at Deptford in But this remote spot was problematic for his workers as they had to travel a long distance across the marshes to reach it, and he rectified this obstacle by building cottages for his men and their families, creating the village of Creekmouth.
At this stage, there was no road to the village; River Road was built about the time of the first world war. The original Crooked Billet was replaced by the present building in In Februarythe was extended to the Power Station Gates, Smokin women looking for sex at target Fremont from February journeys were introduced on Sundays. At the end of the Bassom scheme in Octoberthe group journeys were all reed 23C, the route which served Creekmouth for nearly 40 years.
Beyond the village and the power station, near what had been known as Sandy Beach, a wartime anti-aircraft facility had left behind about 15 accommodation huts. Joyce Webster, who was born in Creekmouth Village inwas one of the new tenants.
Having arrived at Creekmouth aboard her 23C, Joyce looks a little dismayed at the state of the place. The power station continued operation untilbeing replaced by a new power station further east which has itself now closed. It was replaced by an extension of the from Becontree on conversion to one person operation.
In Septemberfollowing closure of the power station, both the and Sunday journeys on the 62 were withdrawn and replaced in Monday to Friday peak hours only by journeys on the These were replaced in September by new route B4, itself replaced in March by journeys on new route running from Little Heath. The last bus service to Creekmouth was on 25 Octoberafter which the terminated at Barking Riverside.