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London’s waterways history is comprehensively covered within these pages. Please use the site map as an alternative way to find your way round the website. Thanks. Paddington basin and the...

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Regent's Canal – Mare Street to Limehouse

Gasometers near Mare Street, HackneyBusy summer scene by Northiam StreetBoats and cyclists by Bonner Hall bridge in Victoria ParkOld Ford Lock - 10pm at night!The Bow Heritage Trail includes this section of the Regents Canal as well as the adjacent Hertford Union Canal, which branches off below Old Ford Lock. Mile End, Johnsons, Salmon and Limehouse basin Suttons Wharf in...

Regent's Canal – King's Cross to Acton's Lock

London's hidden canal aqueduct! Goods Way - where the unknown aqueudct is sited. Canal at left, railway at lower right.The location at which the Regent's Canal's only aqueduct (officially called 'King's Cross Railway Aqueduct') exists at King's Cross. The crowns of the railway tunnels underneath the Regent's Canal were built so close to the bed of the waterway the solution...

Regent's Canal – Camden to St Pancras

The canal at the top of Camden Market. On the left is the Pirate Castle. The entrance 2 the disused Dead Dog basin is on rightNote: Dead Dog basin gave boats access to an underground wharf which formed part of the Camden horse tunnels. Part of the tunnels on a lower level are open and this is actually to the...

Regent's Cumberland Turn to Pirate Castle

Towpath walkers and a waterbus at St Marks Gate bridge, near the junction from which the old Cumberland Arm beganAt the end of the Regents Park section boats turn sharp left for Camden Town. The canal once went straight on to Cumberland Basin near Great Portland StreetA close up of the Feng Shang Chinese restaurant. This unusual style floating eatery...

Regent's Canal – Maida Hill to London Zoo

London Waterbus Perseus at the eastern end of Maida Hill TunnelMarylebone Wide from Lisson Grove Road with Beauchamp heading westwardsEast Portal of Lisson Grove Tunnel with a widebeam heading westwardsLisson Grove moorings, otherwise known as Marylebone Wide. There used to be a very large interchange depot between canal and railwayPlaque placed by Pateley St bridge commoreating the former site of...

Royal Arsenal Canal

Looking from the former canal entrance, across the coal pier, towards the Woolwich free ferry, the Thames Barrier, Canary Wharf and Central London. The flats on the extreme right are built on land where the Woolwich class narrow boats were...

London Canals Site Map

Archive pictures of the London Canals Archive – Recent old pictures of the London Canals Attractions/Buildings near the London Canals Abbey – The famous road, crossing, studios...