London Canals Sitemap

The sitemap is reproduced here so links to pages can be found quickly.┬áThis post will be kept at or near the top permanently in order to keep the canal features readily accessible. Archive pictures of the London Canals [1 page] Archive – Recent old pictures of the London Canals Attractions/Buildings…

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Basingstoke Canal pages

If you have arrived here from the Basingstoke Canal Society’s pages, the Basingstoke Canal pages are now at the following locations: Woodham to Greywell Basingstoke 1 – Intro Basingstoke 2 – Byfleet – Woodham Locks Basingstoke 3 – Woodham – St. Johns Basingstoke 4 – St. Johns – Hermitage Basingstoke…

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The Grand Junction Canal Feeder from Ruislip #9

The streets of Hayes #2 This section is entirely on street walking and very little is to be seen of the former feeder. However its route can be reasonably traced all the way to the Paddington Arm at Hayes Gate. Despite not being able to closely follow the alignment through…

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The Grand Junction Canal Feeder from Ruislip #4

Ickenham to Sussex Road Hillingdon In this view looking towards West Ruislip station, there is this new-ish fencing. If one looks through the wire mesh fencing the canal feeder can be seen running alongside, with a couple of accomodation bridges to boot. Note: The bus stop depicted in the picture…

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The Slough arm 3

The un-numbered pipeline bridge. The conveyor belt bridge on the site of an old bridge so clearly gets number 2 The first of the three iron aqueducts. This carries the navigation over the Colne Brook. The underside of the aqueduct showing the trough carrying the water channel low-slung across the…

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The Slough arm 2

The Slough arm of the Grand Union Canal Industry on both sides near St Mary’s bridge. This is Langley Business Park. The offside is known as Marish Wharf. The canal enters the stretch that runs alongside Langley Business Park. They sponsored the creation and installation of the five mileposts to…

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The Slough arm 1

The Slough arm of the Grand Union Canal The 5 mile Slough Arm of the Grand Union Canal was opened in 1882. It has been claimed as the last ever canal built in the UK. This is not entirely true, however one can say that it was the last traditional…

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SiR 7) Cornwall Road to Croydon (Pitlake)

Pitlake is where the Surrey Iron Railway’s terminus depot was sited. From here deliveries were made to other parts of Croydon, or perhaps goods forwarded to/transferred from the continuation along the CMG, especially aggregates quarried from Merstham. Note: SiR = Surrey Iron Railway. CMG = Croydon, Merstham and Godstone Iron…

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