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Grand Union Regents Canal

Description of Grand Union Regents Canal: Runs from the GU Paddington Branch at Little Venice to Limehouse basin (formerly Regent's Canal Dock) where it connects with the Thames and the River Lee.

History of Grand Union Regents Canal: Regent Canal Company formed in 1812 and the canal opened in 1820.
For more details see the History page.

Points of Interest of Grand Union Regents Canal: Includes a length through London Zoo.

Waterway Group: This waterway is part of the Grand Union Canal

City Road Lock No 5 on the Regents Canal.

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Related External Web Sites of Grand Union Regents Canal

  • London Canal Museum The only London museum of inland waterways. Situated at Kings Cross.
  • IWA London Region The site of the Inland Waterways Association London Region.
  • London Canals A site with a focus on the capital city's waterways.
  • The Pirate Castle Promoting activities and training for young people to develop life and social skills by working in partnership with other charities and authorities by providing narrowboats and canalside indoor facilities.
  • Jason's Wharf The oldest trip boat operator in London, running daily cruises between Little Venice and Camden, are celebrating their 50th Anniversary in 2001.
  • London's Inland Waterways A towpath and cruising guide.
  • London Canal Cruises Exclusive private charter daytrips on London's Regents Canal aboard narrowboat 'Helix'.
  • St Pancras Cruising Club A very active club that regularly organises cruises in the London area.
  • Camden Canals and Narrowboat Association A registered charity, who operate Tarporley, Camden's community narrowboat. CCNA is run by volunteers, who work with this traditional antique narrowboat.

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Lock Sizes and maximum craft dimensions of Grand Union Regents Canal: Length 72 foot, beam 14 foot 6 inches. NOTE: For more details of maximum lock and craft sizes and the basis of these figures see Craft and Lock Sizes Page

Grand Union Regents Canal: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Paddington Junction

Junction with Grand Union Paddington Branch Junction with Paddington Arm of the Grand Union.

0

0

N

TQ261818

176

Madia Hill Tunnel

0.4

0

N

TQ265821

176

Finchley Road Bridge

0.9

0

N

TQ272826

176

Avenue Road Bridge

1.3

0

N

TQ274833

176

Cumberland Basin

Junction with Cumberland Market Branch

1.6

0

N

TQ282836

176

Hampstead Road Lock No 1

Chalk Farm Road Bridge

2.3

1

N

TQ287840

176

Hawley and Kentish Town Locks Nos 2 & 3

2.4

3

N

TQ289841

176

St Pancras Locks No 4

3.1

4

N

TQ299835

176

York Road Bridge

3.4

4

N

TQ303834

177

Caledonian Road Bridge

3.6

4

N

TQ307834

177

Islington Tunnel (West End)

3.8

4

N

TQ308834

177

Islington Tunnel (East End)

4.3

4

N

TQ317833

177

City Road Lock No 5

City Road Basin Branch

4.4

5

N

TQ319832

177

Sturts Lock No 6

4.9

6

N

TQ324835

177

Kingsland Road Bridge

5.5

6

N

TQ334836

177

Acton's Lock No 7

5.9

7

N

TQ343836

177

Cambridge Road Bridge

6.3

7

N

TQ348835

177

Old Ford Lock No 8

6.6

8

N

TQ356833

177

Junction with Hertford Union Canal

Junction with Hertford Union Canal (Grand Union)

6.9

8

N

TQ357832

177

Mile End Lock No 9

7.4

9

N

TQ362824

177

Johnson's Lock No 10

7.8

10

N

TQ363817

177

Salmon's Lane Lock No 11

8

11

N

TQ364813

177

Commercial Road Lock No 12

Junction with River Lee Entrance to Limehouse Basin (formerly called Regents Canal Dock)

8.4

12

N

TQ362810

177

Limehouse Lock No 13

Junction with River Thames Junction with the River Thames

8.6

13

N

TQ362807

177

NOTE: N and U in the Navigable column above indicates that the node is navigable or unnavigable. If a D appears here it means that navigation is difficult or restricted to smaller craft.

 

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