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Description of Grosvenor Canal: Less than half a mile of canal once operated by Westminster City Council for refuse collection barges.
History of Grosvenor Canal: This water supply cut became a navigable canal in 1823. Used for refuse collection barges from 1866 and subject to major reconstruction in 1929. Refuse barges ceased using the canal in the late 1990s.
For more details see the History page.
Points of Interest of Grosvenor Canal: Beam 18 ft 6 ins: Length 90 ft: Draught 7 ft: One lock to Thames.
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