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River Roding

The River Roding runs from the River Thames through Barking Town Quay towards Ilford.

River Roding Map

Waterways notes


2 miles


The length of the River Roding that is navigable.



The earliest references of the River Roding date back to here, where timber would commonly be traded along these waters.

14th to 19th Century

Fish was once the largest commodities along the river, where the countries largest fishing boat fleet was once based in Barking.

Hammersmith Bridge

Hammersmith Bridge, an iconic heritage structure, is at risk from disagreements over funding and climate change.