Author Archives: barkerlangham

Barking Riverside

A short distance from the site of the old Creekmouth Village, and just south of Thames View Estate, a new community is being born. Barking Riverside is one of the largest residential developments in Europe, with thousands of new homes planned for what was once industrial wasteland. The site already includes a school, a community centre and

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Thames View Estate

In the post-war years Barking was in the middle of a housing crisis. To help ease long council house waiting lists a new estate was planned, to be constructed on marshland north of Creekmouth village previously deemed unsuitable for any type of building. Huge concrete tubes were buried in the ground and filled with more concrete to provide

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