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Bonner Hall Bridge, Regent’s Canal

Above: Bonner Hall Bridge spanning the Regent’s Canal. The elegant bridge spans the Regent’s Canal and was built between 1842 and 1845 at about the same time Victoria Park was laid out. There is Victorian insignia on the bridge and … Continue reading

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Regent’s Canal at Bethnal Green

Above: Looking towards Old Ford Lock, the scene is quite rural. The Bethnal Green section of the Regent’s Canal follows on from the previous section to the west which is Shoreditch. The route of the canal through what was once … Continue reading

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Regent’s Canal at Shoreditch

Above: Narrow-boat leaving Acton’s Lock and travelling towards Limehouse on the Regent’s Canal. The Regent’s Canal – as its name implies – was constructed at the time of the Prince Regent. First proposed in 1802, as a link from the … Continue reading

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