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Creek Road Strip Stores (Across From Bellmawr Lake) Under New Ownership, Undergoing Major Face-Lift

The strip stores on Creek Road, across from Bellmawr Lake, have recently sold and are undergoing a major face-lift.

We recently noticed that serious rehabbing of the property is currently underway. There is no word as to what future businesses will be leasing there once renovations are complete.

This unit used to be the corner store. (SJO Photo)

I grew up in the “Dead-End” of Bellmawr – where Booth Drive and Peach Road intersect and right down the street from these strip stores. I remember that the end unit closest to Peach Road was once a corner store and used to have video games — Asteroid being one of them. If we had money, we would get candy, soda, or ice-cream there.

Sometimes when we rode our bikes, we’d head up the street to the stores. Starting from the “top,” we rode down each descending “step” that’s in front of each store. I’m sure the owners just loved that.

We would ride our bikes down these “steps”, starting at the top left and riding down each step past each store. (SJO Photo)

At one time, there was a limousine service, a gym, a martial arts academy, and up until recently, a Cash 4 Gold store and a hair salon.

This unit was once a martial arts academy. SJO Photo

Looking forward to watching these renovations progress and seeing what business will set up shop there.

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Creek Road Closed For Emergency Repairs in Bellmawr

Part of Creek Road in Bellmawr will be closed beginning today, August 10, for emergency repairs. The stretch of Creek Road from Park Drive to the Brooklawn Circle is expected to be closed until the end of the day Friday while the Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority repairs a force main.

“Because of the circle, this is an area that already has a lot of stopping and starting, as well as changing traffic patterns. Motorists should find alternate routes around this section of Creek Road while contractors work through the night on this emergent issue,” said Freeholder Susan Shin Angulo, liaison to the Department of Public Works. “Commuters should utilize the detour route and remain extra attentive while driving near the construction.”

Signage will be posted directing motorists away from the closed stretch of road and along a pre-planned detour route. Drivers on Creek Road will be detoured onto Park Drive, then Browning Road and Route 130. Drivers coming out of the Brooklawn Circle will be directed along Route 130, then Browning Road before turning onto Park Drive.

The repairs are expected to be completed by the end of the day on August 11, but scheduling is subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen variables.

(Source: Media Release)