The Grosvenor Canal in the 1850’s

I love this tweet! It shows the old Grosvenor Canal at its fullest extent from the Thames to Pimlico Wharf (where Victoria Bus station today stands.) Buckingham Palace and environs 1851 (taken from a balloon view Guildhall) Note the Grosvenor Basin Thames water course, now @NetworkRailVIC pic.twitter.com/D9cwMR6YNt — OldLondonNow (@oldlondonnow) February 5, 2017 Another waterway on show is the River […]

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The Grosvenor Canal

The former canal route from the Thames to Victoria The Grosvenor Canal was the shortest canal built in London. Its no longer in use, simply being a water feature nowadays than a working canal. It was built by the Chelsea Waterworks Company, whose premises were situated by the River Thames at Pimlico. The remaining waterworks building, known as the Western […]

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