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Wey and Godalming Navigations pages

Wey and Godalming Navigations pages

The Wey and Godalming Navigations pages have been moved back to their own separate site, a situation which existed until 2010. For the past seven years this has been part of the London Canals website. Wey Navigation Pages: Thames Lock – Weybridge Town / Coxes – Parvis Wharf / Parvis […]

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London Canals Sitemap

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

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 Grand Junction Canal Feeder from Ruislip #4
The Slough arm 3

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 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 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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The Salters Cut (Sabey's Canal and Rickmansworth Wharf)

The Salters Cut (Sabey's Canal and Rickmansworth Wharf)

Salter’s Cut was a 500yd cut opened in 1804 (or 1805 as some sources claim) and served Salter & Co’s Brewery, but later also extended to serve a gravel pit (now Sabey’s Pool) and Rickmansworth Gasworks. Here we look at the lock on the branch to Sabey’s Pool and the […]

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The Salters Cut (Gasworks Arm/River Chess) Rickmansworth

The Salters Cut (Gasworks Arm/River Chess) Rickmansworth

This was a 500yd cut opened in 1804 (or 1805 as some sources claim) and served Salter & Co’s Brewery. The firm’s director, Stephen Salter, paid for the river to be canalised. This was the course of the River Chess, deepened and widened, to permit boats to reach the brewery. […]

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