Category Archives: Subj_Regent’s Canal

Islington Tunnel

Above: The western end of the tunnel which is under Muriel Road, Islington. Part of the entrance at the eastern end is just visible. The tunnel is the longest on the Regent’s Canal, allowing the canal to pass under the … Continue reading

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Regent’s Canal at Islington

Above: Looking east on the towpath below Duncan Terrace. The route of the Regent’s Canal (working from west to east) is via the London Borough of Westminster, the London Borough of Camden, the London Borough of Hackney and finally the … Continue reading

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Regent’s Canal (Background Page)

Above: An attractive piece of public art near the towpath of the Regent’s Canal, showing a horse that once pulled narrowboats in the 19th century. Running roughly N–S through the centre of England is the Grand Union Canal. Its main … Continue reading

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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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