A tidal estuary of the River Lea and part of the Bow Back Rivers constructed to power watermills. Bow Creek provided the final outfall to the Thames, and the other channels were called Abbey Creek, Channelsea River, City Mill River, Prescott Channel, Pudding Mill River, Three Mills Back River, Three Mills Wall River and Waterworks River. Below Bow Locks the creek forms the boundary between the London Boroughs of Newham and Tower Hamlets, in east London
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For the Bow Creek Ecology Park see