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Regent"s canal

Greater London Industrial Archaeology Society.

Regent"s canal

Little Venict to Camden

by Greater London Industrial Archaeology Society.

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Published by The Society in (London) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Published in association with the Camden History Society.

Statementcompiled by David G. Thomas.
SeriesIndustrial archaeology walks in London -- 6
ContributionsThomas, David George., Camden History Society.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20764183M

Posts about Regent’s Canal guidebook written by thelondonphile. One of the best aspects of David Fathers’ new guide to the Regent’s Canal is the way that it clearly brings together what can otherwise seem like a quite disparate system of canals that run through London. The Regent's Canal, the Limehouse Cut, the Hertford Union and the Lee Navigation collectively cut a swathe through north and east London. This 14 mile path, cycle and waterway is a journey full of intriguing contrasts: From the amateur sports fields of Regent's Park to London's new Olympic Park.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Spencer, Herbert, London's canal. London: Putnam, © (OCoLC) This apartment is located in London's Hackney neighborhood. Barbican Arts Centre and Tower of London are cultural highlights, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Liverpool Street and The Strand. Consider Piccadilly Theatre for a night out, and don't miss Sky Garden, a top local on: De Beauvoir Crescent, London, England.

  But wander down the Regent's Canal from Granary Square and you'll find a spectacular scrap of true London spirit moored by the towpath. Word on the Water is a floating bookshop whose very existence flies in the face of everything commercial.   Lord’s opened here in , around the same time as John Nash, director of the Regent’s Canal Company, began building detached villas set in gardens facing the canal. Nash was also the.


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Regents Canal Paperback – January 1, by David Fathers (Author)Reviews: The Regent's Canal: An Urban Towpath Route from Little Venice to the Olympic Park by David Fathers () Paperback – January 1, /5(28). About the Author DAVID FATHERS is the creator of beautifully illustrated walking guide books to the waterways of London.

These include The Regent's Canal  and The London Thames Path. An avid walker and artist, he is constantly looking for new ways to map London and to encourage others to see parts of the metropolis from different perspectives/5(29). The Regent's Canal An urban towpath route from Little Venice to the Olympic Park.

A guide book; written, designed and illustrated by David Fathers (book now in its second edtion). A book, by author and illustrator David Fathers, has recently been published, on the Regent’s Canal. It’s an engaging little book, part route finder, part local history guide, that documents curiosities about the canal (plus its nearby canal links) as it runs between Paddington in London’s west end and Limehouse in the east end, where it meets the Thames.

Book your trip. The Regents canal opened in linking the Grand Union canal at Little Venice and Regents canal book River Thames at Limehouse, providing an important industrial transport route. Today, the canal is a leisurely corridor through London, navigated by leisure boats and lined with live aboard houseboats.

Buy The Regent's Canal: London's Hidden Waterway 1st Edition by Faulkner, Alan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). Distributor of books to schools and public libraries. Travel along the Regents Canal on board a traditional narrow boat in either direction between LITTLE VENICE and CAMDEN LOCK passing through the metre Maida Hill Tunnel and Regents Park.

All of our trips are one-way with online ticketing. regent's canal A mile almost traffic-free jog through the heart-and-soul of London. From the once industrial (now hip and alternative) East End, past the grand mansions surrounding The Regent’s Park, to the tranquility of Little Venice, this is a classic London run.

A quiet and atmospheric waterway, Regent's Canal passes by parks, a zoo, Camden Market, Victorian warehouses and celebrity hangouts. It was originally built to link the huge Grand Junction Canal's Paddington branch with the River Thames, but now is mainly a place of.

Floating book shop Regents Canal. Image. 1 comment. share. save hide report. 50% Upvoted. Log in or sign up to leave a comment log in sign up. Sort by. best. level 1. 1 point just now. Man, oh man, do I miss London.

And, I suppose, anything beyond my basement. More posts from the london community. Posted by 3 days ago. The Regent's Canal was built to link the Grand Junction Canal's Paddington Arm, which opened inwith the Thames at Limehouse.

One of the directors of the canal company was the famous architect John Nash. Nash was friendly with the Prince Regent, later King George IV.

If in the area of Camden town,well worth walking the towpath alongside the canal. (So called because originally horses towed the canal barges).In one direction the canal leads to the greenery of Regents Park and London zoo and eventually further west to Blomfield road and /5().

Obviously, I investigated further and was amazed to find out that The Book Barge was indeed a floating bookshop on a canal boat (57' Cruiser Stern) in Lichfield, Staffordshire. It is the Author: Lee Rourke. Threat to the Regent’s Canal. Like all canals, the Regent’s lost commercial traffic to the railways and by the s lorries were taking much of the rest.

The Regent’s Canal Dock, at the junction with the Thames, closed to shipping in and this was the final nail in. Book your tickets online for Regent's Canal, London: See reviews, articles, and photos of Regent's Canal, ranked No on Tripadvisor among 2, attractions in London/5().

During our most recent stay in London, we had the opportunity to take both a canal boat ride and a stroll along Regent’s Canal. This is a fascinating narrow man-made waterway which for part of its length runs along the edge of London’s beautiful Regent’s Park/5().

London’s fleet of bookshops has a funky addition, and it’s floating on Regent’s Canal. Word on the Water has been bobbing on the waters of London sinceand like the pirate ships of old, it’s hauling some sweet booty.

Except instead of gold coins and purloined treasures, this place is carrying a whole lotta books. Villas along the Regent’s Canal near Regent’s Park After the villas, the canal reaches the London Zoo, and you will see animal enclosures on either side of the canal. Admire the various species of birds on your side of the canal, or take a look at.

Word On The Water - The London Bookbarge - York Way, Granary Square, N1C 4LW London, United Kingdom - Rated 5 based on Reviews "This is a London 5/5().The Regent’s Canal is another one of these reminders.

It’s also one of my favourite places in London. It always has been, ever since I moved to the city a decade ago. When friends from around the world visit London and ask me for recommendations, I always suggest they go for a walk along the Regent’s Canal.The history of the Regent’s Canal is given in published books and on posters in the tidy Information Centre set inside a waterside Starbucks at Hampstead Road Locks.

It was conceived in by the businessman Thomas Homer, then incorporated within the architect John Nash’s grand scheme for developing Regent’s Park in north central London.