Regent’s Canal Walk, No.4, Acton’s Lock to Southgate Road

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The view from the Queensbridge Road bridge, no.48, heading towards Islington.   As always there was plenty of activity – children and boats at the Laburnum basin, Canada Geese, and a relaxed BBQ The Kingsland Basin was dug in the 1820s, and originally … Continued

Regent’s Canal Walk, No.3, Mile End Park to Acton’s Lock

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The Hertford Union Canal was built in 1830 as a short cut from the Regent’s Canal to the Lea Navigation. It was also known as Duckett’s Cut, after Sir George Duckett, but it was not commercially successful and Sir George sold … Continued

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