That pesky ‘bridge’ at Lisson Grove!

Is a canal tunnel a bridge or not? It seems so, according to Canal & River Trust. Ever since the British Waterways Board and its successors have run London’s canals, they have claimed there are just two tunnels on the city’s entire system. Despite this error being pointed out oft times in the past, Lisson Grove continues to be randomly […]

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Hampstead Road Lock

This weekend there’s been an open day at Hampstead Road lock (its ‘Camden lock’ to most people.) These pics shows our visit inside the lock chamber. General view of Hampstead Road locks A bright sun & dark lock chamber made it difficult to balance picture contrast! Looking down the temporary steps into the lock chamber. The locks were built about […]

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Thoughts on Canalival (derived from LC’s tweets 7 June 2013)

The following is London Canals’ tweets posted on 7th June 2013. These have been ordered correctly and extra info has been added where necessary. The big issue with Canalival is endemic of a throw-away society. Hundreds of dinghies & thousands of bottles etc dumped in canal.When a big event’s underway there’ll be litter issues. One only has to look at […]

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