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Western Union Canal project

Description of Western Union Canal project: A proposal for a 12 mile canal from the Thames at Maidenhead to the Grand Junction Canal at Cowley.

History of Western Union Canal project: Plans were deposited in 1795 and it was considered again in 1810. In 1819 an application to parliament was in prospect and this possibility continued up to 1828 but never happened.
For more details see the History page.

 

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